The Devil Wears Prada

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‘The Devil Wears Prada’ is the international bestseller by Lauren Weisberger published in 2003 by the Harper publishing house. This book follows the experiences of a young graduate from Brown who somehow finds herself working as one of the assistants of the top fashion magazine in the world, Runway. Never having read a copy of Runway in her life and with aspirations of working at The New Yorker fresh out of college, Andrea ‘Andie’ Sachs finds herself at an interview at Runway after applying half heartedly to a bunch of publishing houses in hopes of landing a decent job. Being a self confessed ‘fashion loser’, Andie ends up landing the job at million girls would kill for. The book hilariously follows her life as it gradually tuns into hell working …show more content…
Andrea’s inner conflict of character while working for Miranda gives a peek into various aspects of human nature. She ends up compromising her relationships with everyone important to her including her best friend, boyfriend and family and is forced to reconsider her moral values . The progression of character has peen potrayed beautifully. Apart from Andrea, Miranda’s character as the ‘Devil’ has been potrayed so beautifuly and in accordance to her tantrums and whims, some of which instrcuted Andrea to reserve a table for her at a restaurant that she (Miranda) read about a day ago in one of the twelve newspapers she reads and other near impossible tasks. Her display as the boss who gets what she wanted but with a soft side towards the end balances out her character to an extent and makes the reader feel a tad bit sorry for …show more content…
Alongside that, Andrea’s struggle to fit into the world without changing herself all the while keeping her sanity is quite relatable to what goes on in the real world. This chic-lit is a pretty good attempt by Weisberger to show the struggle to make it in the multibillion dollar industry that governs and us and moreover it gives a peek into the actual lives of the people working in it. The values Andrea loses and inds along with a journey of self- discovery in a world of stilettoes and chic couture makes for an interesting

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