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Swann from Proust.
But your avatar, Robert de Montesquieu, suggests more of a link to Baron de Charlus...
post #32 of 39
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It's Robert de Montesquiou(-Fezensac). Une "créature extraordinaire <qui> recherche essentiellement l'amour d'un homme de l'autre race, c'est-à-dire d'un homme aimant les femmes (et qui par conséquent ne pourra pas l'aimer)"
post #33 of 39
Henry Ryecroft John Watson, MD Matthew Hervey (or Richard Sharpe if I'm in a rough mood, maybe Flashman if I'm feeling randy...)
post #34 of 39
[quote]It's Robert de Montesquiou(-Fezensac). Une "créature extraordinaire Yeah, I've known guys like that. It's been a while since I studied Proust and his crowd. You must know then that Montesquiou was a distant descendant of Charles de Baatz, Seigneur d'Artagnan, then?
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I'm more familiar with the equivalent in females, unfortunately. I didn't know about the genealogical link to d'Artagnan. I got a text by Proust at the oral du bac de francais. I did quite well on (it was about Proust, his grandmother and telephoning). Then the professor, thinking I was quite comfortable, asked me to analyze the character of the Baron de Charlus out of the blue. I drew a complete blank, rambled on for 5 minutes. A disaster. I got an overall 14/20 whereas it was one of my stronger subject (and a high coefficient.). When I got home, I read all I could find on the Baron...
post #36 of 39
Bazarov from Ivan Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons"
post #37 of 39
I second Howard Roarke. Eric
post #38 of 39
Starscream from the Transformers cartoon.
post #39 of 39
The character with whom I wish to have most in common - James Bond.     The character who has most in common - Polonius.    
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