During his first conversation with Frau Eva

During his first conversation with Frau Eva - During his...

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Unformatted text preview: During his first conversation with Frau Eva, she stresses to Sinclair that dreams must be followed until realized, but that each dream is replaced by another. Emil's reaction to the meeting with Frau Eva is manifold. He is totally in awe of her and worships her, and yet, as suggested in his dream, he also loves her in a physical sense and desires her. Through Frau Eva, he comes to realize that his quest for awareness and harmony is different from the goals of the masses because the masses seek to preserve humanity as it was, while those with the "mark of Cain" seek an unknown distant goal for humanity which transcends the human condition at present. The Demian residence serves as a meeting place for many types of intellectuals and philosophers, varying from astrologers to Buddhists to a disciple of Tolstoy. Those with the "mark of Cain" varying from astrologers to Buddhists to a disciple of Tolstoy....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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