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Chapter 88: In this chapter Ulrich meets with the General Stumm. While there he makes an important observation. He tells the General not to take thinking so seriously. The General ends up acknowledging that he views it with great importance. There is another point the author makes which is undeniably true within the fictional context: the value of books seen through a lens that will surprise readers. In this case, it seems to be just like today. The books are deemed more or less important on the basis of how many sales there are. The sales must reach a certain point before they are considered worthy of certain kinds of attention. At that point they achieve a specific rank. Chapter 89: "One must move with the times." Herr Arnheim and and Diotima are prominent during this chapter. From the beginning, the sense is that their...

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