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    Marie Antoinette Quotes

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    According to Brainy Quote (2015), Marie Antoinette said, “’No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother’”. This quote conveys the end of her lifetime and the struggles she combatted. Now, flashing back to the beginning of her time and taking a journey through the life of Marie Antoinette. This fine young lady experienced an eventful childhood, time as the Queen of France, and had a tragic end to her life. The royal Marie Antoinette, originally Maria Antonia, was welcomed to this world on the second day of November 1755 in Vienna, Austria. (Fact Monster, 2015) This day marks when it all began. She was born into a wealthy family and received education in religion and moral values.…

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    Marie Antoinette, a name synonymous with extravagance and luxury, yet also with massive debt. The former Princess of Austria become Queen of France, was famously known to her subjects as Madame Deficit for her lavish lifestyle and wasteful spending. Her depiction in the movie Marie Antoinette is one of many varying portrayals of The Queen of France and analyzed through the overall summary of the film, the setting, and the accuracy of the information. To begin, the overall summary of Marie…

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    Marie Antoinette Essay

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    Marie Antoinette born November 2,1755 was married to Louis Xv. Shortly after in 1744 he died from smallpox disease. A young prince named louis-Auguste was going to take his place, making her the Queen of France. Marie Antoinette was a person they found as majestic and a visible woman and who was very outgoing. She bold who loved extravagant fashion and partying. Marie Antoinette had not managed to take the first step up this particular ladder of power but managed to be able to fulfil the request…

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    Marie Antoinette Monarchy

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    This shows how Marie Antoinette embodies the negative aspects of the French monarchy in so many ways. She is a perfect example of a bad ruler. Even though she is only the Queen she still has expectations and high morals to uphold in which she did not exemplify during her reign. While the people of her country were busy struggling for food, she was out spending all the money they already required them to pay for taxes, even though they had close to no money at all. The Affair of the Diamond…

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    Marie Antoinette the Movie: Accurate or Not? The Hollywood rendition of the life of Marie Antoinette was not historically accurate. The minor details and the major plot supporters were embellished for entertainment reasons causing the viewer to lose sight of the importance of her in the French Revolution. Although Marie Antoinette was visually attractive and fascinating to the eye, it was not accurate due to the addition and loss of certain aspects of her life. Considering Marie Antoinette was…

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    Marie Antoinette The movie that I chose for my 3rd quarter project is Marie Antoinette, based on the life of, you guessed it, Queen Marie Antoinette of France. The movie is set during the beginning of Marie’s marriage to Dauphin Louis XVI and the dawn of the French Revolution (1768-1789). The most notable events that took place during that time period were the end of the 7 Years war, The American Revolution, and of course the French Revolution. The movie starts in Austria at 1768 with Marie…

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    INTRODUCTION This paper is about Marie Antoinette being au courant. Marie Antoinette, a former princess of Austria who was transformed into an extravagant French queen. Her destiny was to marry Louis-Auguste at the age of fourteen after which she ruled France and learned to fashion herself; thus, spending too much. However, she never troubled to ask or wonder who was paying for the luxuries she took for granted. She was a scapegoat. People blamed her for being extravagant, and yes she was. This…

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    “Let them eat cake,” is part of a line that many assume was uttered by Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. This portrayal of Marie Antoinette is a far cry from the compassionate, humanitarian she preferred to be. Above all she wanted nothing more than to be a mother and had a fondness for children that no wicked queen could have. Pamphlets produced during her time as Dauphine and then as Queen has ultimately written her in a negative light, not at all the once beloved girl who had won the hearts…

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    Marie Antoinette was born on November 2, 1755 in Vienna, Austria. She was the youngest daughter of King Francis I and Queen Marie Theresa of Austria. Though she was of noble birth and blood, Antoinette was not well educated with the exception of piano. She loved to play the harp but was considered by her tutors hard to educate. When she was nine years old, Antoinette lost her father. At the age of fourteen, Marie Antoinette was betrothed to Louis XVI of France where she reigned as the Queen of…

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    In his beautiful speech, The Death of Marie Antoinette, Edmund Burke mourns the death of the Queen and the passing of an era in Europe. The Queen of France was put of trial before the Revolutionary Tribunal and guillotined in 1793 on counts of plotting against the Republic. Burke thought very highly of the dauphine, however he had a stronger opinion on what she represented. Edmund Burke saw the French Revolution as a violent rebellion against tradition and proper authority, not as movement…

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