The Glass Bead Game - Chapter 6, Magister Ludi Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, Magister Ludi Summary

Knecht decides to remain at the monastery until spring. He wants to be in Waldzell in time for the public Glass Bead Games. They usually last for ten to fourteen days. Knecht's request to return to the Vicus Lusorum is approved and he knows he will receive another assignment. Knecht wants Father Jacobus to come to Waldzell for the Games, but he doesn't want to. "Then he left, feeling some sadness at parting from a place he had grown fond of and from a stage in his life he was now leaving behind, but also in a mood of festive anticipation, for although he lacked guidance and companions, he had, on his own initiative, scrupulously undertaken the whole series of meditation exercise prescribed as preparations for the festival Games" (Chap. 6, p. 205).

Knecht arrives before the Games begin. He is...

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