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  • Jessica .
    I didn t know Kafka was an existentialist until recently. I ve read The Metamorphisis.... if anyone else has, and sees some symbolism/hints @ existentialism,
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      I didn't know Kafka was an existentialist until recently. I've read The
      Metamorphisis.... if anyone else has, and sees some symbolism/hints @
      existentialism, I'd love to hear it.


      >From: "jeremy mcleod" <yu238246@...>
      >Reply-To: existlist@egroups.com
      >To: <existlist@egroups.com>
      >Subject: Re: [existlist] Hello everybody
      >Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 18:43:54 -0500
      >
      >hello, third year eng. major, a little uncertain as to how i ended up on
      >this listerve, but non-the-less very interested in participating in the
      >discussions.
      >
      >jeremy
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: m k
      > To: existlist@egroups.com
      > Sent: January 6, 2001 3:09 PM
      > Subject: Re: [existlist] Hello everybody
      >
      >
      >
      > Notes from Underground is one of my favorite works! As well as The
      > Stranger. cool. :)
      >
      > >From: Gareb20@...
      > >Reply-To: existlist@egroups.com
      > >To: existlist@egroups.com
      > >Subject: Re: [existlist] Hello everybody
      > >Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 13:25:49 EST
      > >
      > >Hey:
      > >
      > >Yeah right now I'm reading Notes from Underground by Doestoevsky, which
      >is
      > >a
      > >great short piece of literature. I think it's important to apply the
      > >themes
      > >of individualism and the role of fact vs value or individual vs society
      >in
      > >the classroom, although it's hard to teach existential authors or
      >novels
      > >since some schools have very conservative curriculums (and most schools
      > >think
      > >existential literature is extreme for young kids) that just stick to
      >the
      > >classics. I was lucky enough to be in a more democratic high school to
      > >learn
      > >Camus' The Stranger my senior year. That experience really changed my
      > >life.
      > >
      > >Lou
      >
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