Lautréamont's Maldoror: Translated by Alexis Lykiard Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Book I, Stanzas 1-9

• Maldoror was a good child, but changed his ways once he realized he was born evil.

• Maldoror believes all people are evil; he begs God to show him otherwise.

Book I, Stanzas 10-14

• Maldoror predicts what his own death will be like.

• He watches a family eat dinner and then kills the son.

• He meets with a grave-digger to discuss mortality.

• He meets a talking toad.

Book II, Stanzas 1-9

• Maldoror describes several experiences with children, proving the evil in and around them.

• He explains how his deafness was cured.

• He urges men to stop worshiping insect gods.

Book II, Stanzas 10-16

• Maldoror fights with a lamp that takes the form of an angel.

• He explains how he realized that prayer had no value.

• He flies up to heaven to denounce conscience in front of God.

Book III

• Maldoror travels with a friend whom...

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