Lit Trans 254 12/15
- Stream of consciousness
- Its almost as though hes just writing as the thoughts come to his mind.
- Its as though he is just writing what shouldnt be said so it is rushed and whispered.
- Writing without constraints. Pure th
Lit Nov 15
Red Brigades - Terrorism
american and european political groups studied together
the groups on the left, called the autonomy groups (70s)
extremist workers groups
identify with marxist lemonist, trade union position
Lit Trans 254 12/8
Importance of this novel in relation to ongoing organized crime (Mafia or
Watched Roberto Saviano interview regarding the implications of Gamorrah and
his life now
In order to understand this book you need to go through a d
Lit Trans 254 11/10
Adultery is a big question within this novel.
Laws against adultery were repealed in 1968. Previously women were guilty for
it, never men.
Rape was considered a crime against decency and morality, not against the
1861 Italy was a constitutional monarchy but Mussolini discarded all parties except for
the nationalist fascist party.
1922 1945: Black twenty years, while Italy was under fascist rule. Black because it
was a dark time to some people but also because blac
motif of decent is important
young man is unhappy about how he is being exploited
Sylvester is interested in regaining his loss of self and satisfaction and fullness
that he had when he was a Sicilian.
Little Sicilian is connected with desperation