Everything you need to understand or teach The Man Without Qualities II by Robert Musil.
This volume is the second of a two-volume series. The stories have been packaged as a unit entitled The Man Without Qualities. The first volume has its own book summary, and includes Books 1 and 2 of the novel. The entire volume is dedicated to The Like of it Now Happens which begins precisely where the preceding volume had left off with chapter 72. The previous volume concluded with a woman named Diotima hostessing an important meeting of the Collateral Campaign.
Many of the main characters are the same as those from the previous volume of the same novel. The Count Leinsdorf, the lady Diotima, and some of the others. Ulrich has at times hoped to be a man without qualities and has toyed with what this means now and then. Ulrich is one of the lower level characters in terms of rank and status, but he is not from the...
The Man Without Qualities II: The Like of It Now Happens Lesson Plans contain 144 pages of teaching material, including: