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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, Chapter 5 "A Short Dictionary of Misunderstood Words" Summary

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Part 3, Chapter 5 "A Short Dictionary of Misunderstood Words" Summary

Kundera defines more words that further illuminate Sabina's character and the differences between her and Franz.

Part 3, Chapter 5 "A Short Dictionary of Misunderstood Words" Analysis

Parades - Sabina, as a young girl, marched in the May Day parades. She remembers that she was uncomfortable marching, and she could not keep in line with the others well. Kundera explains that Franz was an excellent scholar. By living in France, he never got the opportunity to be in marches. While he was living in Paris, he took up every demonstration and march he could. Franz considers these demonstrations and marches as real life. He thinks of the doldrums of teaching as an act of necessity, not life. Sabina, on the other hand, has no passion for parades. She considers...

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