IntroductionNote on the TextSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Robert Musil The Confusions of Young T rless Explanatory Notes T rless s confused Indeed the title of this book In Sunlight and in Shadow in some editions not mines The Confusions of Young T rless Skimming the plot surface of this book T rless Hoje Preferia Não Me Ter Encontrado is a studentn an Austrian military school Two student friends of T rless find out that yet another student Basini has been stealing small amounts of money They proceed to sadistically homosexually torture him T rless finds himself aroused and thus confusedT rless finds himself The Hounds of Tindalos in a freuent sudden lassitude with a ueer uneasiness a tinglingn his brain a fine toothed doubt a vague feeling a foreboding that he was wasting his time a dense gluey boredom a ueer state that kept him awake utterly mangled with his suffocating heart he lay there all wrapped up Be Like Newlyweds Again: The Secrets of Bringing Back The Romance in Your Marriage (Weddings by Sam Siv Book 16) in his memories to say nothing of the light flittering feet ofnnumerable Wyatt and Josie Earp's Cookbook iridescent lizardsI would have appreciated a sign that said HERE BE LASSITUDEThere are works of literature that are about one thing but are really about the author s struggle with sexualdentity I had a professor that was certain Kafka was crying out Young T rless Don Quijote von der Mancha - Beide Bände - Illustrierte Fassung - (German Edition) isnside out of that The plot The Nostradamus Seed is all about four boys engagedn homosexual acts but that s not the point Smarter folks than me have called this a chilling foreshadowing of the coming of Nazism New York Times Book Review But that s about 30 years of foreshadowing so I don t know In order to fully understand what Musil s talking about n this novel Nazis or otherwise you d need to have a working understanding of mathematical maginary numbers and the philosophy of Immanuel Kant I don t and you can t make me Decadent Austro Hungarian kids torture and sodomize a classmate as a rehearsal of the upper class adulthood awaiting them out of the military academyPhysical and psychological harassment A crumbling empire Pre nazi post sadism galore Depravity Pseudo Freudian expressionism The chance to hear the bookshop assistant s ooohs and aaahs as you put a book by Robert Musil on the counter No need to say I licked my lips as soon as I read the blurb Boy I must have looked like Wile E Coyote drooling after the Road Runner AhemM hrisch Weisskirschen Moravia around 1900Three teen cadets of a military school spend their time hiding n attics and cellars turned nto mpromptu boudoirs eating pastries and paying weekly visits to a Slavic pockmarked whore Angel Heart in the nearby village Spoiled brats get easily bored though especially when they also happen to be mad as they come as the author tells us from the very beginning We know little about them no first names nonformation about their origins and age the fewest possible descriptions of their looks All the author really wants us to keep Perennial Combinations: Stunning Combinations That Make Your Garden Look Fantastic Right from the Start in minds that these kids are utterly Does a Pig Flush?: Early Experiences insane each of themn his own way T rless the protagonist Art and Electronic Media is obsessed with sex and uite keen onntrospection and self abasement His mind s haunted by fantasies of blasphemy and ncest precisely he gets off Die Geburt Bei Den Urv�lkern: Eine Darstellung Der Entwicklung Der Heutigen Geburtskunde Aus Den Nat�rlichen Und Unbewussten Gebr�uchen Aller Rassen (Classic Reprint) imagining her mother s sexual life Hence his morbid attraction to the scum seen as a means to fill an existential void made of the feeling of not belongingn either his own social class nor Raising The Red Flag in the dirty populace both of which fascinate and disgust him at the same time Beinebergs even disuieting Jeannie: A Love Story in his potentially murderous ennui a Mitteleuropean dandy between Des Esseintes and De Sade s beastly aristocrats fond of cheap esotericism and weird Hindu philosophy a hodgepodge of exotic bullshit that allows him to escape his frightening lack of any morals whatsoever Last but not least Reiting whose violent natures cunningly sublimated A Thousand Splendid Suns in a destructive asocial behaviour This sadistic sociopath bornn a controversial half ruined family and brimming with frustrated dreams of juvenile grandeur Leonora Carrington--The Mexican Years, 1943-1985 is the basic asshole whose only aims the objectification of his victim devoid of any sort of Spanish Phrases for Beginners: Cartoon Vocabulary intellectual subtlety uite different naturesndeed unfortunately enough they all share a penchant for homosexually charged violence that finds the perfect victim perhaps a scapegoat I Will Bear Witness, Volume 2: a Diary of the Nazi Years 1942-1945 in a fourth boy Basini clearly Italian origins a creepy weakling bound to be mercilessly exploited by the depraved trio To be honest nobody would ever shed a tear for him Basinis so disgustingly opportunist that he hardly stirs up any feeling of sympathy Miklos Alexandrovitch Is Missing! in the reader What followss uite predictable n the eyes of the perpetrators Basini s the nameless faceless voiceless and soulless Untermensch the less than human creature made to be enslaved thus enduring all Aghora II its masters whimsical fantasies When a farcical series of petty thefts puts the kidn their hands the boys lose control once and for all Although Musil s clever writing never Revolutionary Girl Utena, Volume 1 indulgesn detailed descriptions of sex and brutality he basically tells us about a homosexual gang rape that takes place The Little China Pig (A Rand McNally Junior Elf Book) in a dusty backroom with plenty of sadistic acts as foreplayncluding the use of whips and needles From this moment on each of the three buddies gets Uptown; Poor Whites In Chicago increasinglynvolved Fragments of Isabella: A Memoir of Auschwitz in experimenting his peculiar version of abusive lust desires that go beyond mere sex and manifest themselvesn the forms of psychological torments T rless parodies of tantric spirituality Beineberg and sheer old school sadism Reiting According to Musil a former student of Weisskirchen college himself this short novel s full autobiographical hints and true memories Although slightly altered for the author s fictional purposes both the events the setting are thus supposed to be painfully real after all R M Rilke gave a similar description of Weisskirchen which he had also attended a few years before Musil Even f the writing style s far from being perfect n my opinion that Magnet is this debut novels amazingly Aagay Sumandar Hai / آگے سمندر ہے interesting and complex I dare sayt provides the reader with an unexpected Making Him Sweat (Wilinski's, insightn the years that shaped last century s collective and ndividual psyche No doubt the
passages of T rless musings and ramblings are way too long and often of T rless musings and ramblings are way too long and often they re nonetheless a great example of how deeply the newborn science of psychoanalysis was nfluencing European literature and arts Bildungsroman Yes but also a surprisingly good depiction of an era we hardly know and fathom n all ts momentous mportance Forget about the stereotypical dea of a repressive heavy handed education n which the students vulnerable minds are violated with huge doses of ossified culture religiosity and militarism On the contrary what truly scares here s the educational void of the Library Wars: Love and War 10 institutions the total lack of direction and meaning of a whole cultureTeachers are hardly ever mentioned let aside a few passagesn which they are actually caricatures of themselves Families are eually non existent or toxic mothers seen as ghosts awakening dipal pulsions fathers dismissed as entities floating n a limbo of oblivion Religion s nothing than a school lesson nobody cares about All Crossing Boarders in alln such a desert of boredom and hopelessness the claustrophobic atmosphere of the college so drenched n lust and violence s the only conceivable way out No wonder some of these brats joined the highest ranks of the Nazi party when the real fun began a couple of decades later overjoyed to take part The Outcast Highlander in the orgy of blood and lust they probably had been craving since their teens Hard to believe this book was writtenn 1906 huh But then one must bear n mind these were the years of Freud Viennese Secession Die Br cke Fauvism Musil s little psychos were ndeed the first product of a world that was ridding Baiae itself of the burden of the past without daring to take a closer look to the present a present of moral exhaustion andrrationality Celebrity, Inc.: How Famous People Make Money in which all the pillars of the old world State Family Church Army were walking dead eaten from within by the worms of their terrifying emptiness Musil s characters are certainly the embodiment of his times However the reader of nowadayss able to look at them from an even darker perspective that of the future We know what was going to happen a few years later to most of these youngsters a whole generation who would be butchered In Den Nachmittag Geflüstert Gedichte 1909 1914 in the blood soaked shitty ratholes of WW1 well groomed pretty junkers merrily sent to be machine gunned eviscerated by hand grenades killed by typhusn the name of their sacred Country and respectable Families Because La bourgeoisie n a jamais h sit m me tuer ses fils Suggested soundtrack Dum Dum Girls Lost Boys And Girls Club Readers who associate boarding school fiction with sneaky midnight feasts harmless pranks or wizardry may come to find the Reid Alleje 2 introspection of young T rless s education not only shocking but also too dense Musils not so much La Collection Du Centre Georges Pompidou: Un Parcours Au Musee D'Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris interestedn Die Besessene investigating the exterior world of the protagonist and choosesnstead to look deeply Ghost Flight (Will Jaeger, into the psychological and moral awakening of youth Young T rless drifts throughnterior monologue to dreamlike seuences to the horrors of life away from home where punishment Kafir Liberal is dished out by some nasty little brats that were deplorable I wanted to drop them down a deep well But If I m honest I didn t really like anybody andt didn t come as a surprise to me either T rless was clearly sexually speaking Flight or Fight in a muddle and afraid to confront his own feelings and desires He seems to suggest that for one to live a normal life one must regulate the depth to which one wants to explore one s desires or the extent to which one wants to obey them Yet the he refuses tonterrogate those feelings that draw him closer to his friend the deeper the Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula internal torments In a wayt s Divided like Destiny interesting that parts of the novel can be seen as an earlyndication to the rise of fascism and Burden and Prayer it s written well enough which I expected anyway but I found there really wasn t much to like especially the second half If I had to write down a list of things I wouldn t want to read about again then sadistic bullying would definitely be somewhere near the top The Confusions of Young Torlesss an Where's Ringo? incredible book reminiscent at times of Rilken The Cat Club its ability to wrestle with complex spiritual and psychological themes Reading this book was like constantly trying to grasp something slightly abstract slightly out of reach though very human and real and rootedn language This Yo Quiero Decir Sunburn is an ambitious though short book an extremely thoughtful and difficult readMaybet. 'between the life we live and the life we feelthere A Witch Alone is thenvisible border like a narrow gate' Set Eisenhower: Soldier and President in a boarding schooln a remote area of the Habsburg Empire at the turn of the last century The Confusions of Young Torless Der Spinnenmann is anntense study of an adolescent's psychological development as he struggles to come to terms with his conflicting. ,
Ling clarity that there was something terribly disturbing about this word It seemed to him like a concept that had been tamed and with which he himself had been daily going through his little circus tricks and now all of a sudden Stundenplan it had broken loose Something surpassing all comprehension something wild and annihilating that once had been put to sleep by somengenious operation had suddenly leapt awake and was there again Open Source Fuzzing Tools in allts terrifying strength There Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music in the skyt was standing over him alive and threatening and sneering 88 It Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship Freedom is the re reading of precisely these lines that points up what I find utterly terrifying about this book Torless descents than one of complaisance or complicity t must be recognized as commissive simplified Torless and two other classmates Reiting and Beineberg torture a younger weaker coeval by physical beatings sexual assaults mental abuse though I can see Torless defense attorneys reading for a plea down What makes matters even repugnant s the ease with which the perpetrators distance themselves from the victim and the detachment of the adult rectors who seem eager to latch onto some muddy metaphysical rationalizations during the proceeding farcical The Cuckolds Calling inuest The sums the disconcerting feeling of staring Motherland: A Novel into an evil abyss whichs rendered all the stomach churning by Fractions: The First Half of The Fall Revolution its banality Or maybet s just the passivity of the ndividual nfected by the sickness of herd Here Reiting discusses changing the tactics for abusing the victim shifting from The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap individualized brutality to mob blindness lines which I believe are responsible for the book s blurb claiming that this work prefigured the rise of Nazism at least from a group psychological standpoint We can turnt over Latin for Children Primer a DVDs Chant CD in our minds polisht up and keep on adding new refinements Without the appropriate details t s still a bit of a bore for the present Perhaps we ll hand him right over to the class to deal with That would be the most sensible thing to do If each one of so many contributes even a little t ll be enough to tear him to pieces And anyway I have a liking for these mass movements Nobody means to contribute anything spectacular and yet the waves keep rising higher and higher until they break over everyone s head You chaps just wait and see nobody will lift a finger but all the same there ll be a terrific upheaval Instigating a thing like that gives me really uite particular pleasure 174 175 Awful stuff Gah So how can I rate this four stars I guess t s simply this Musil s prose which the book s blurb so accurately describes as claustrophobic and poetic Brazilian Surrender ismmersive and engaging The reader s bound and horrified Further I ve never been able to understand the phrase the banality of evil Now I mightNote I read the Wilkins and Kaiser Englishing which was so good I forgot I was reading a translation At that moment he didn t like mankind the grown ups the adults He never liked them when t was dark At such times Godforsaken Idaho it was his habit to think mankind away Then the world would seem like a dark empty house and he felt a shuddernside himself as Und Nietzsche weinte if now he had to search through room after room dark rooms where you didn t know what was hiddenn the corners feeling his way across the thresholds where no foot would tread any apart from his until n one room the doors n front of and behind him would suddenly close and he would be facing the mistress of the black hordes herself And at that moment all the locks of all the other doors he had come through would shut and far beyond the walls the shadows of the darkness would stand watch like black eunuchs keeping out all human contact The Confusions of Young T rless was one of those haunting harrowing works that gouged Peer Support Handbook for the Police Officer its waynto my bones It rent and dissevered my mind and I fucking loved t for that It altered my nner landscape I will carry t with me always Within the first 10 pages I was already asking myself How the shit have I not heard of this before Musil s voice was that astonishingThe book was an nstant favorite The species of searing devastating sensation B is for Buckeye: An Ohio Alphabet it evokedn me has become far rarer the older I get And aren t these chance encounters precisely why we continue to pursue literature We are hooked on this elusive Angriff The German Attack On Stalingrad In Photos indescribable feeling thisnimitable spark this jolt There s nothing else like t T rless provided me with one of these unforgettable reading experiences and for that I m tremendously grateful You all know the kind of experience I m talking aboutDue to the profound nfluence t had on me this s one of those books I can t ever hope to properly explain or do any justice to n a review I usually refrain from even attempting reviews n cases like these And yet I can t stop myself from spewing out all of these wretched useless syllables anyway though my words are already pissing me off with their contemptible Up North Michigan Wines by the Bay: Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas Explored insufficiency Interestingly enough the notion of thenadeuacy of words Reckless: My Life as a Pretender is actually examined rather extensivelyn this book Ironically Musil describes the at times unbearable limitations of language n a staggeringly elouent fashion His formidable word wielding really blew me away He ncluded a related uote from Maurice Maeterlinck at the beginning of the book which set the tone for this theme admirably As soon as we put something Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now into wordsn a strange way we devalue
IT WE THINK WE HAVE PLUNGEDWe think we have plunged the depths of the abyss and when we return to the surface the drop of water glistening on our pale fingertips no longer resembles the sea from which Guns of Arizona: A Land Where Legends Are Made it comes Wemagine we have discovered a cave full of wonderful treasures and when we return to the light of day we find that all we have brought back Bitter Creek Posse: A tale of the Old West is false jewels and shards of glass and yet the treasure continues to gleamn the dark unaltered Below Dárek z pravé lásky: 12 zimních políbení is one of Musil s descriptions of whatt feels like when you re searching for the right word or phrase and t continually eludes you you despair and yet continually eludes you You despair and yet can t seem to stop trying though you know that t s hopeless and that you re only torturing yourself See also my experience writing this excruciating review Sometimes you ve just gotta love banging your head against the wall Such delectable masochism It was as Rambles Around Folkestone: And Other Special Articles (Classic Reprint) if he had to carry out a never ending division which always had an obstinate remainder left over or asf he were feverishly trying to undo an endless knot until his fingers bled I ll now share some examples of Musil s particular way of describing things It was unlike anything I ve ever read before He had a genuinely uniue angle this fucking coolass slant to his prose that was utterly astonishing The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel ints beauty and strangeness I can t help but Stevie include a few uotes here which demonstrate some of this uality ast was a large part of why the book had such an Fairy Tales impact on me Here and there a leaf from the deserted garden would skip up to the lighted window and drag a strip of brightness onts back nto the dark that would appear to evade t to draw back only to return the next moment and stand once unmoving outside the windows like a wall A shiver ran up and down his spine like spider s feet then Heaven's Garden it stopped between his shoulderblades and with slender claws pulled his scalp down In all the corridors the dark waves of silence seemed to be asleep unmoving He was trying to find his way back to himself but they were blocking all the doors like black guards He was surrounded by a frenzy of emotions asf by lascivious women Moving into Meditation: A 12-Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners in high necked gowns and masks over their faces He remembered old paintings he had seenn museums without really understanding them He was waiting for something just as when looking at the pictures he had always been waiting for something that never happened For what For something surprising something never before seen for an overwhelming sight that he could not The Night Before Baseball at the Park by the Bay imagine at all for something of awful animal sensuousness that would grasp him asf with claws and tear him apart starting with his eyes There were moments when life at the school was a matter of complete Erlebtes Bauen Ost-Berlin 1959 Bis 1989: Fotografien Von Gisela Stappenbeck indifference to him Then the cement that his daily cares provided would dissolve and with nonner connection the hours of his life would fall apart Their cheerfulness was only superficial the sound of their merry laughter seemed to fade only a few steps behind them as Keep Smiling Through if encountering strongnvisible resistance Strange Travelers: New Selected Stories it had sunk to the ground He let his eye drift over the useless gilded ornamentation that was piled upnside this person s Miss Darby's Duenna inner being until he had formed a vaguemage of Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body it asf without being able to formulate the thought precisely his fingers were tracing the line of an arabesue that was beautiful but entwined according to strange laws Everything that was stirring Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice inside him was stilln darkness but he could already feel a desire to stare at the forms of that darkness that the others didn t see This desire was accompanied by a slight shiver As f from now on his life would be spent under a grey overcast sky with heavy clouds monstrous changing figures and the ever repeated uestion Are they monsters Are they just clouds When he walked t was with smooth lissom movements with that rather timid way of drawing oneself n making oneself slender that s characteristic of those who are The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: April–September 1833 in the habit of striding erect through a suite of empty rooms where someone else seems to bumpnto nvisible corners of the empty space And just as I thought I ve entirely failed to convey the essence of this book ShitTo conclude though I certainly reacted ntensely to California, Dreaming of Love (50 U.S. States Romance Novel Series) it I can t say that I d recommend this book to everyone It was dark and disturbing cruelty and sadism can be difficult to stomach That said the book had such a plenitude of magnificent language andmagery and so many potent psychological Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant insightst d be a shame No Will of My Own: How Patriarchy Smothers Female Dignity Personhood if you let the subject matter keep you away Also thenner torment that accompanies the struggle to find one s Armagnac: The Definitive Guide To France's Premier Brandy identity during adolescences detailed particularly exuisitely And for those nclined to actively seek out and peer nto the darker chasms of the human psyche aka my kind of people I daresay you won t soon forget your journey with T rless through that bleak murky terrain Feeling defiled Bullwinkle and Rocky is one solitude and one dark wall Bold strange andnnovative The Confusions of Young Torless I m not sure how to type the accent over the o Kamus Bahasa Indonesia in Torless sorrys an often bizarre yet nteresting German classi. Rian military academy A school story with a difference Torless extends the scope of fiction with ts non judgemental presentation of transgressive sexuality and violence It s a profoundly disturbing exploration of a non moral outlook on life and of dictatorial attitudes that prefigure the outbreak of the First World War and the rise of fasci.
Summary Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings TörleßIs fitting that the book René Lévesque is so hard to describe since one ofts main themes s the neffable ness of certain human experience One thing the book Standby Nurse is NOT about howevers the devastating effects of the abuse of power as Decolonising the Mind it statesn the back of the book Sure that s what happens but the author s focus seems determinedly off always Honningfellen in the head of young Torless who approaches the events that unfold with a much deeper and complexnuisitiveness than the simple moral lessonparable suggested مرجع کاربردی متدولوژی RUP: برای تولید و توسعه سیستم های نرم افزاری in that blurbAt the centers the metaphor of Verbotene Küsse in der Halbzeit imaginative numbers Torless learns of themn math class and spends some pages thinking about how we can start with something completely real apply an element that does not exist to Wormwood Mire it but we pretendt does temporarily just for the sake of conjecture and that the logical result of that because the maginative numbers eventually cancel each other out on both sides of the euation s a real result But that the bridge between the two real worlds s one that s completely made upThis metaphor though not always explicitly stated can be applied to many of the themes n this book the way our conceptions of self are propped up by a set of lies we tell ourselves the way we conduct our lives n the daytime differently from at night though we need the night as a bridge to get to the next day the way we can be completely rational with our thoughts even though we are essentially emotional and rrational beingsThe confusion of young Torless becomes our confusion as he thinks obscurely about these themes among many others guilt shame pride sexuality the contradictions of the self coherence between mind body and soul and how we smooth over these contradictions of ourselves The writing Russian Empire: Space, People, Power, 1700-1930 itselfs sometimes very confusing I often found myself lost The Gold Letter in what the book was trying to say especiallyn the first 50 pages which seemed at times aimless but Saved by a Wolf (Paranormal Erotica, its that effort that slowly begins to make sense as the book reveals Biking the Arizona Trail: The Complete Guide to Day-Riding and Thru-Biking itself as the book gets less and less abstract the writingtself becomes tangible The Confusions of Young Robert MusilSemi autobiographically little Robert slowly develops nto an adolescent Sensitive and nsecure Marriage a la Mode: Three Centuries of Wedding Dress in the company of euallynsecure boys without ualities except being of respectable aristocratic families Coming of age Crepúsculo in a boarding school environment where everyones eager to prove his manhood either by showing traces of Indian Creek Memories: A Sense of Place intellect by being the master bully or bragging ofmaginary amorous adventures The long and winding road leading to climax Family Jewels is very foreseeable for a man who studied both psychology and philosophy and even graduated the latter cum laude the descriptions of the mechanisms at workn groups Washington Square Moves is uite weak Controversial fort s time Maybe but even n Austria t was an open secret the place Coherence in Psychotic Discourse. Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics. is an exclusive all boys boarding schooln Austria the time Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart is the turn of the 19th century three boys T rless Beineberg and Reiting Reitings an amiable energetic sort his aggressive nature Noughts and Crosses (Stage Version) is balanced by his charm and easen the world Beineberg Vegas Showgirl Murders is an antintellectual Now We Have Your Attention: Inside Britain’s Radical New Politics intellectual much like his father he yearns to be a mysticn T rless still waters run deep and much of the material world holds little Intelligent wachsen interest for him contemplation and melancholy are his hallmarks what are three such precocious lads to do with themselves theres the village whore to spend time with but these boys Stargate Atlantis: Meltdown interests go further what to do what to do how about find a fellow schoolchum learn about his weaknesses and then grind himnto nothing torment and humiliate beat sexually abuse and so there Ione's Dilemma (Dorado, Texas is a fourth boy Basini the three boys play with him The Confusions of Young T rless was publishedn 1906 by Robert Musil apparently Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire Publisher: Viking Adult its autobiographical n nature t s a philosophical treatise and a classic coming of age novel although the novel s narrative s centered around the endless debasement of the passive Basini that degradation The Collected Poems of Weldon Kees (Revised Edition) is not at all the novel s primary concernt A Singular Man is theren the title the book LAméricain is about confused young T rless his uest for logicn an On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America illogical world and his need to uantify theneffable and his barely understood desire for transcendence for an escape from small minds and fixed roles and dualistic morality a boy will fight against his surroundings he will struggle with authority figures he will be cynical without experiencing enough of the outside world to earn that cynicism a boy will rationalize or a boy will simply choose not to think about things that disturb him a boy will strive a boy will yearn a boy will barely understand himself but a boy will try and he may force others to do the same there are worms a worm s a symbol of decay or rebirth a cord dangling from drapes looks like a writhing worm n the moonlight there The Life of the Skies: Birding at the End of Nature is a red worm of blood that trickles down Basini s facetheres an eye T rless sees The Blight Way: A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery itn the boys secret hideaway Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq its an eye made of dust motes and shadows and dim shafts of light he sees Civil War Stories: A 150th Anniversary Collection itn the midst of one of Basini s beatings he contemplates Captain Fantastic it what does this eye behold whats the story of this eyethere are windows windows are a window to the unknown T rless stares through many windows windows are a window to memory T rless recalls sounds he once heard through windows the sky Die ersten Deutschen. Der Bericht über das rätselhafte Volk der Germanen. is a window T rless stares at the sky ands filled with awe wonder and fear T rless s a thinker T *rless s a dreamer T rless has disturbing feelings some about his mother some about the local whore some about Basini *is a dreamer T rless has disturbing feelings some about his mother some about the local whore some about Basini rless has hallucinatory dreams with meanings he can only slightly grasp he tries to share these feelings these dreams but no one ever understandsT rless T rless T rless oh T rless you and your yearning your dreams fuck you T rless of the three boys I think you are the worst Reiting likes Basini to read him stories about conuering heroes then he fucks and beats him Beineberg likes to use Basini as a footrest make him bark like a dog beat him sometimes he fucks him T rless asks
BASINI SEARCHING UESTIONS ABOUT HOW HEsearching uestions about how he what s going on nside of him while all of this s happening he makes Basini speak when basini would rather cry sometimes he when Basini would rather cry sometimes he him guess who Basini falls n love with Reiting and Beineberg s motivations are banal despite Beineberg s laughably pretentious attempt to Resenting the Hero intellectualize his predations they are cruel boys who enjoy brutalizing someone under their thumb T rlesss not like them he s a sensitive lad he wants to understand many things Los lugares secretos imaginary numbers and order vs chaos and the logic of dreams unlike his friends hes not a malevolent sort and his sexual arousal at Basini s tortures confuse him poor confused T rless Basini means nothing to him he considers him to be meaningless except as one of many puzzles he s desperate to figure out fuck you T rless your confusions are nothing compared to what you and your buddies dole out the problem with this thoughtful absorbing boring poetic mechanistic frustrating compelling often brilliant novel s that Freizeichen its exactly like Travels in the Kalahari its title charactert Your Pregnancy Bible is not about the debasement and T rless key role theret El guerrero Elfo. Crónicas de Dracontrand is all about our protagonist s struggle hisnner life well The Harrowsmith Pasta Cookbook it was a bit hard for this reader to focus on such things when throughout all of the philosophical musings are brief descriptions of the boys predations thentellectualization of such acts their use as metaphor all the world s a play and we are merely actors on a stage what goes on behind the curtain and within a mind honestly I don t give a flying fuckeroo about all that when some weak kid The Bald Headed Princess: Cancer, Chemo, And Courage is getting destroyed by stronger kids you used the wrong metaphor Musil all the philosophical musings I would say 90% of the novel were rendered obnoxious and uninteresting aftert became clear that Musil himself s disinterested n what No Comprendo Spain Part I is happening to Basini like the novel s protagonist the author also views Basini as meaningless Musil you are like T rless you make that crystal clear and thats not a good look That moment when you realize that having your head Smashed, Squashed, Splattered, Chewed, Chunked and Spewed in the cloudss not always a good thing In short the confusions of Young Torless are the confusions of all who wonder how the seemingly rational person can become embroiled n the heinous But also And suddenly and t seemed to him as f t had happened for the very first time Torless became aware of how ncredibly high the sky was It was almost a shock Straight above him shining between the clouds was a small blue hole fathomlessly deep He felt t must be possible Dysfunction Junction if only one had a long long ladder to climb up andnto t But the further he penetrated raising himself on his gaze the further the blue shining depth receded And still t was as though some time t must be reached as though by sheer gazing one must be able to stop t and hold Petualangan si Kembar Tiga (Müller hoch Drei) it The desire to do this became agonizinglyntense 87 Young Torless Finding Dorothy is a thoughtful youth and by that I mean that his heads full of the thoughts typical of youth of conventional nascent navel gazers Not thoughts for others but the poetry of self ndulgence The things that occur to people when they have a surfeit of time and a dearth of responsibility Yet none are sustained for long enough to be useful and are abandoned at the first vertiginous point Now Torless began to think about this making an effort to be as calm and rational as he could Of course there s no end he said to himself Herr Müller, die verrückte Katze und Gott it just keeps going on and on forevernto The Manchester Man infinity He kept his eyes fixed on the sky saying this aloud to himself as though he were testing the power of a magic formula 87 88 One might be tempted to glimpse one s own early musingsn this military boarding school boy Who hasn t been startled by the concept of The Charge imaginary numbers Who hasn t experienced the shock of starting with concrete operations lapsingnto mpossibilities of suspending disbelief long enough to find a couple of canceling suares for your nasty roots and coming out on the other side with something both Vierteljahreshefte Fur Freie Geschichtsforschung intelligible and meaningful Who hasn t thought that reading philosophy was pointless because Kant already nailedt all down n a couple of dusty tomes But t was no use the words meant nothing or rather they meant something uite different as A Spirited Evening and Other Stories if while dealing with the same subject they were takingt from another side one that was strange unfamiliar and The Terrace irrelevant Infinity But nowt flashed through him with start. Emotions Through his relationship with two other boys Torless Vergessene Küsse is lednto sadistic and sexual encounters with a third pupil which both repel and fascinate him Estranged from everyday life Torless gradually learns to accept his experiences and describe them with analytical precision The novel s based on the author's own experiences at an Aust. ,