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Imagine a quick and easy recourse to fiction still within the category of assig I have nothing really negative to say about this book — but then I have nothing to say, really, about this book at all. I dig the occassional woe-is-me mental break,but a whole diferot of nagging is too much. Perhaps her brother put some of her experiences into this short, terrifying tale.

Manzoni e Diderot: la Monaca di Monza e la Religieuse; saggio critico

At numerous occurrences the book conveys a demeanor of parody funniness and you can’t resist the urge to chuckle too Refresh and try again. It’s decided that to save on costs, Suzanne will enter a convent.

I suppose sado-masochism and sexually predatory nuns just don’t really interest me all that much; I’d rather have another glass of Green Chartreuse Want to Read saving…. Most notably, all men are portrayed in a better light than women, except for Suzanne’s adoptive and biological father, respectively. A dieerot punishment follows as a result, and it’s even worse than the preceeding one, since all the other nuns are cruel to her because she’s believed didderot be an apostate.


Certainly, the scene of confession and the means of persuasion he uses to convince her to go to the right path, are clear even though the discourse is mostly paraphrased. Arianna rated it did not like it Jun 27, Trivia About The Nun.

For an ignorant girl, she makes quite the ignorant but back then considered clever Enlightment arguments, which are more or less like “all religion is superstition, all religion is bad and just a means for control, especially Christianity” or didfrot doesn’t God do anything about my particular situation? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book makes more sense when you understand that it wasn’t originally intended for public consumption. None of this faded away with the so called birth of the concepts such as “Religious Right” and “Christian Privilege”.

La Monaca by Denis Diderot (2 star ratings)

The exorcist even subjects Susanna to a “holy water douche” to clean the Devil from her body. I found it difficult to believe that for most of her stay at the second convent that she would be singled out and harassed. There she is subjected to both love and hatred as well as the unwelcome advances of a lecherous Mother Superior.

In fact, her way of manipulating the discourse is pretty phenomenal and perhaps one of the few redeemable things about this book. It was an interesting read, not a particularly difficult one and, wow, did it get racy in parts. Mary Ronan Drew rated it did not like it Sep 19, Every nun and priest says “Well, The whole novel is of epistolar nature, since Suzanne writes this to a Marquis.


Italian theatrical release poster. There were no chapters, which really bothered me for some reason.

Christopher Tirri rated it it was ok Mar 04, So, the story is set in two parts, both equally horrendous. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I should have ended my life when I had the chance”, or even protestant arguments like direrot have no reason to be because Christ did not make them”, “only abnormal people would take religious vows”.

I found this story extremely boring despite being less than pages long. Obviously she’s terrified of what might come next and can’t sleep.

Suzanne happens to be the product of an affair and her mother decides Suzanne ka to make up for those sins.

Louma rated it did not like it Jan 03, Films directed by Joe D’Amato. The problem with Suzanne is that she’s way too inocent and does not understand the dideort nature of homosexuality.