A "good" education

For the dominant sections of the bourgeoisie and the aristocracy, an ethical education <small><small>3/4</small></small> a "good"education <small><small>3/4</small></small> for their daughters, is always a major preoccupation.Instruction, on the other hand, a training for intellectual activity, is considered of secundary importance, as though, in the case of theses girls, the transmission of the economic and cultural capital. The "Notre Dame des Oiseaux" school, is not so much an excepcional case as a bordeline case.With a few concessions to the new bourgeois morality, and thanks to the extreme homogeneity not only of its pupils, but also of its teaching staff and the sisters, the preparation for a specific role <small><small>3/4</small></small> "happy" mother, cultivated wife, with a job but quite prepared to give it up, pious, involved in some charitable activity <small><small>3/4</small></small> remains the most important aspect of the education of young girls of this milieu.

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