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The Devil (short story)

  • Original French Title: Le diable
  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 8 pages

The Devil is a short story by French author Guy de Maupassant. - AsNotedIn

The peasant was standing opposite the doctor, by the bedside of the dying old woman, and she, calmly resigned and quite lucid, looked at them and listened to their talking. She was going to die, and she did not rebel at it, for her life was over - she was ninety-two.
Guy de Maupassant, The Devil

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1886/08/05 Guy de Maupassant Author "The Devil" by Guy de Maupassant is published in The Gaul.

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Particulars for The Devil (short story):
Building Use Clergy House: Manse, Parsonage, Rectory, Vicarage Residence for clergy ministers
Narrative Arts Death
Spirituality Devil, Satan prince of evil spirits and adversary of God in the Abrahamic religions
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Sociology Peasant a poor farmer of low social status who owns or rents a small piece of land for cultivation, chiefly in historical use or with reference to subsistence farming in poorer countries
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

Original Language: French

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