The Bates Student

I “Dreamed a Dream” of a Better Les Miserables

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Nerissa Brobbey

January 23, 2013

Last week a fine critique was done praising the film version of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece Les Miserables. I had seen the film the week before and I had a more mixed impression of it. In summary, without giving anything away, Les Miserables is a story that stays true to its own title; a tale of misery, loss, injustice, and poverty. It follows the life of prison...

The Misperception of Marriage

The Misperception of Marriage

Nerissa Brobbey

January 16, 2013

Marriage is the official declaration of the love between a couple, an indication of settling down and a safe time to bear and raise children. As much as the romance aspect of marriage is true for many I believe there is an overall misconception about the purpose of marriage. There is a less romantic side t...

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