Juxtaposition has always helped a writer, a politician, adman or anybody seeking publicity.

Julia drew attention to the virtues of a woman, by finely defining the characteristics of the vamp.

But, the writer in her got stumped.

Did intelligence lie in being dumb, virtuous, articulate or interesting?

The most successful characters were the ones who were remembered.

The mention of bread, always brings forth the memory of Marie Antoinette and the cake.


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  1. Poor Marie she may have been mis-translated for political effect and talking of that exaggeration seems to be the way in the US at the moment while us from overseas walk around with mouths open with indredulity. What will the history books make of it?

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