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After talking a walk in a cemetery, he has a run in with an odd red headed man. Though they have no physical interactions, Aschenbach can’t help but to have an overwhelming feeling to travel. He then travels to a hotel in Venice, where the city is experiencing an outbreak of Cholera. While in Venice, Aschenbach finds himself enamored over a young polish boy, Tadzio. Gustav then begins to follow them around the city as he has an overwhelming feeling of wanting to to watch the little boy, wherever he and his family may have gone. Even after warnings of leaving due to the sickness, he still can’t find himself able to leave, which ultimately leads to his death from the sickness. 6. Dionysian/Apollonian a. Dionysian and Applo are both sons of the Greek God Zeus. Apollo was known to be the god of reason and rationality. His brother Dionysian, was the God of Chaos and irrationality. Both appear as a yin and yang in the “Death in Venice.” Thomas Mann referes to these to in his classical references of the book. “Page 2: The strangers broad, straight-rimmed hat has been compared with the petasos worn by the god Herme as summoner of the souls of the newly dead; and his iron- tipped stick has been compared with the thyrsus, the wand carried by devotees of the Dionysus.” (pg. 71) Aschenbach’s new found likeness for the young boy, Tadzio, brings a whole new artistic light to his writing. Thomas Mann says “At this point in the story Aschenback, the professed Apollonian, is in practically complete possession of himself and enjoying himself no end on the Lido.” (pg.72) 7. Slaughter house a. This is about the film: In a year with Thirteen Moons . I could not watch this scene in its entirety. The scene with the butchering of the cows was not something I
Humanities Final | Kim Douglas could stomach. Yes, I do enjoy a great steak or hamburger; I do not care nor wish to know how they get from the farm to my plate or I would have a whole 5 acres of them. Although, I just may not eat steak again after seeing just the beginning part of the slaughterhouse scene. However, the part that I did see is where Elvira is explaining how before his transition into a woman, he was married with a child.

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