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Notes On Svejk: Chapter 1 o Does Svejk really not know about the assassination of Ferdinand? o Anecdote pg. 5- Svejk not concerned with death, rather the technicalities of the bullet and the ink on the official documents o Pg. 8 Svejk “there’s got to be discipline, you bloody fools, otherwise you’d be climbing about on the trees like monkeys, but the army’s going to make human beings out of you, you god-forsaken idiots.” Takes it to a little level (imagine soldiers in the trees) IRONIC AS ANIMAL MOTIF DEMONSTRATES Chapter 2 o 17- 1 st animal comparison, scared detainee compared with stable pinscher o 18- “What else have we got the police for except to punish us for talking out of turn” o 19- narrator describes Svejk as “sublimely unconscious of his martyrdom” 91- Bernis 208- “A monarchy as idiotic as this ought not to exist at all” Things to talk about: MORALITY IS JUSTIFICATION OF ACTION Malingerers a. Pg 79 Paragraph 2 description of Garrison Gaol: Officers wanted to
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