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Unformatted text preview: 10/18/10 Patricia Abrudan 1 Comparing Nausea and The Hole After reading Nausea and Existentialism and Human Emotions one can notice similarities in the different philosophical ideas that are presented. Existentialism and Human Emotions is an explanation of existentialism in its raw form while Nausea becomes the application of existentialism. Therefore, ideas associated with The Hole and nausea can be easily extracted from these books because they both are connected in even though they are written in completely different ways. Human beings all have orifices. The idea of The Hole comes from this simple concept and expands into the realm of existentialism. In order for humans to survive they must 'fill' these holes which may be done through things like eating. For women it becomes a significant concept here because they(according to Sarte) have the need to be filled and therefore men in turn feel the desire to fill. These desires could be anything that may be filling for the man or that makes the woman feel full. fill....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course PHL 180A taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.
- Fall '10