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The Man Without Qualities Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 50 - 54 Summary

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Chapters 50 - 54 Summary

Chapter 50: Arnheim the Prussian was strongly influenced by his participation in the Collateral Campaign but it had a specific effect. It created in an otherwise logically functioning personage an illogical aspect that even had some causal powers. This is explained across the first couple of pages of the chapter. The other main point overlaps this other when presented in the novel. Morality is what it is. Morality is an important feature of human life but when it is actively functioning, morality is as likely to give an unsavory appearance as it is a pleasurable one. At least, this is what Robert Musil writes in chapter 50 of this novel.

Chapter 51: Once again, the wife's reaction to her man's status is shown to be relevant. Here, it is Klementine - the wife of Fischel who works at Lloyd's Bank. Early in their marriage she had felt that...

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