I had tried to start of this book as an inauthentic submissive reader. I tried to let the world of Damien take me where ever it willed. 294 more words
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The first time I have read Demian is much different than the second time I went over the book. There were things in the story that had surfaced I never really knew were there. 433 more words
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Even the most harmless people can hardly avoid coming into conflict, once or twice in their lives, with the beautiful virtues of piety and gratitude. At some point we all have to take the step that separates us from our father and our teachers; we all have to feel something of the cruelty of solitude, even if most people cannot endure too much and quickly crawl back to safety.