Study Guide

Sentimental Education Characters

By Gustave Flaubert

Frederick Moreau

Frederick Moreau may be our hero, but don't expect him to do anything heroic. Actually, don't...

Madame Marie Arnoux

Talk about a fantasy woman. To Frederick, at least. And in fact, Flaubert based Madame Arnoux on...

Monsieur Jacques Arnoux

This guys is the most unsuccessful Jack of all trades on the planet.He starts off as an...

Charles Deslauriers

Friendship is really put to the test in Sentimental Education, and boy is that the case with...

Mademoiselle Rose-Annette Bron (Rosanette)

First things first. Courtesan is basically a fancy word for a fancy prostitute. There's more to...

Monsieur and Madame Dambreuse

Monsieur Dambreuse is all about the Benjamins. And the power that comes with 'em. Without fail,...

Sénécal

This guy might be a minorish character, but he plays a hugely significant role in Sentimental...

Minor Characters

The Roque family has no shortage of dough. Monsieur lives in Nogent-sur-Seine, but he's...