Siddhartha | Study Guide

Hermann Hesse

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Overview

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Author

Hermann Hesse

Year Published

1922

Type

Novel

Genre

Philosophy, Religion

Perspective and Narrator

The events of Siddhartha are described by a third-person omniscient narrator, whose weaving in and out of the characters' thoughts reflects a major theme in the novel. All are one, and the Buddhist state of enlightenment recognizes this unity.

Tense

Siddhartha is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Siddhartha reflects the name of the story's main character.

Summary

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