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The reader – or at least THIS reader – will see some of the trials and humiliations of this family as simply annoying. In fact, it could said be authority that post-war philosophy and literature is highly inspired form these abovementioned traits- whether it may be existentialism of Sartre, absurdism of Camus or any other modern and post-modern movement of literature.

Kazuko sees a black snake on the porch and remembers how her father died when ocask was present. I was aghast at the sudden realization of what had caused the fire.

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Soy un mentiroso, ksamu pervertido y un cobarde”. Dazai’s story is set in post-war Japan and recoun In the same fashion as his predecessors, Natsume Soseki Kokoro and Tanizaki Junichiro NaomiDazai provides an insightful historical account in The Setting Sunas much as he draws a story of intense emotional appeal.


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The Setting Sun

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I’m thinking mainly of kitsch — and its descendants. And the son who actually fought in the war and who is seeking to remove himself as far from reality as possible with drugs and alcohol. Ocaaso change can be interpreted as a period of natural transition or one of unpredictable upheaval. She met her brother’s eazai buddy, a writer Mr.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Jaime rated it liked it Jan 29, This discovery made me want to burst into tears.

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Through his own egocentricism and resolute determination to remain authentic, Dazai wrote a book that gets to the heart of a universal individualism, while at the same time advocating for transient beauties and dissolution and suicide.

Juan Jaramillo marked it as to-read Sep 02, View all 20 comments. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Uehara six years after she le him, Kazuko realizes that he also is not in the best health and calls him a victim. He slaps society’s values by proving that depression can be indeed a disease of the high class.

It was only then that it occurred to me that the disaster had taken place because the previous night, after I removed the unburned sticks of firewood from the furnace, I had left them next to the woodpile, thinking that they were already out.

The Setting Sun is similar, also a confession-style story told by Kazuko and also her brother Naoji who is struggling with an engulfing dazaai to isolation.


Su Sanny Chen rated it really liked it Jul 11, The older and wiser heads of the world have always described revolution and love to us as the two most foolish and loathsome of human activities. I find that plot development and action have often been of secondary interest to emotional issues and most of the modern Japanese authors stressed upon consciousness of narrators and perhaps that ossmu it has resonated so well with me. It’s not something that I’d go out of my way to recommend but, you might want to check out this book.

When Kazuko unintentionally cause the fire right after she moves into the countryside, the fire represents the downfall of Kazuko’s family, and that of Japanese aristocracy as a whole.

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He does not respond. It was not love or passion, but the colors of the rainbow have deepened and intensified as time has gone by. Repudiados by Osamu Dazai. View all 33 comments. After end of day, she runs up to him and hands over the book; she wants to extend her gratitude to him but somehow words fail to come out from her mouth. Oct 26, Magdalen rated it really liked it Shelves: