Wieland; and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist - Memoirs of Carwin the BIloquist Summary & Analysis

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Memoirs of Carwin the BIloquist Summary

"Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist" is a fragment of a story that tells the background of Carwin prior to the events of "Wieland". It is written in the form of a journal narrated by Carwin. The story seems to be about the events that led to Carwin fleeing from Dublin to return to America, though the fragment ends prior to the collapse of the friendship between Carwin and Ludloe, who is mentioned in "Wieland" as Carwin's enemy.

The story begins in Carwin's childhood. He was a farmer's son in western Pennsylvania. thirsted for knowledge, but his father believed that any learning beyond basic reading and writing was worthless. Carwin's quest for learning was thwarted by his father through beatings, the destruction of his books and assignment of labor. This taught Carwin to conceal and scheme...

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