Posted by Rich (188.8.131.52) on September 27, 2003 at 14:02:26:
In Reply to: Re: Eline Vere (1991) posted by Dee (184.108.40.206) on September 27, 2003 at 11:51:39:
> > Famous dutch novel from the 1890's about a woman in aristocratic culture in The Hage. Eline is lively, extraverted, bored, impulsive and energetic, but also is very neurotic, has depressive periods, is capricious, ' difficult' woman, suffers from annorexia nervosa, idealizes people, longs for the ideal love and therefore feels unhappy. Every time she thinks she found the ideal partner her cousin has little difficulty in bringing her off the track and to another partner.
> > assessment: Mercurial Style
> > JDB
> Yes, she also has Adventurous style - she doesn't backdown from challange, she takes on risks with the help of her manipulative cousin.
> This is not a cycle that will lead her to success. Unless broken, she will remain unhappy.
> Dee : )
Hello Jan and Dee:
If you 2 are right, could we also assume that she has the Self-Sacrificing Style in the self-defeating range? She seem to be caught in a repetitve pattern that has no happy ending for her.... Rich
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