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Paris Spleen, 1869 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 11: Already!, Windows & The Desire to Paint Summary

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Section 11: Already!, Windows & The Desire to Paint Summary

In "Already!", the narrator reviews that a hundred suns have risen and set over the seas while in and among those passengers of a ship that ranted endless, in the perspective of the narrator, of the thing of home and the jostling of being at sea. Once land was spotted, the passengers became joyous and the quarrels that had started on board was now forgotten and the people exclaimed "Finally", while the narrator alone thought, "Already", for the narrator had found the sea rich of life and beauty. In passing to land, the narrator finds renewed beauty in its depths and pursues it.

In "Windows", Baudelaire states that to see what happens by looking onto a closed window lit by candle is far more fascinating than to look into an open window or to look...

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