Everything you need to understand or teach Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz.
Ferdydurke follows the story of Joey, a thirty-year-old writer who is struggling with his own immaturity. Professor Pimko turns Joey into a seventeen-year-old by "belittling" him and sends him off to a school. Joey struggles to regain his adulthood, extricating himself from a crush on a schoolgirl only to be drawn into his friend Kneadus's search for an ideal farmhand. Joey is drawn into a class struggle on his uncle's estate, where Kneadus finds his farmhand, and only finally escapes into a faked love with Zosia, his distant aunt's daughter.
As the novel begins, Joey is thirty years old and still struggling to gain maturity. Joey begins writing a novel to express himself when Professor Pimko comes in and snatches it to look at. Through belittling Joey, Pimko turns him into a seventeen-year-old and takes him away to a boy's school. At the school, Joey befriends Kneadus, a...
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