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Everyone goes through this crisis. I was afraid of being alone for long, drmijan afraid of the many tender and chaste moods that would overcome me, was afraid of the thoughts of love surging up in me. As usual he noticed my resistance even before I had said anything.

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Peter Collier and Judy Davies, ed. That God’s name is Abraxas. According to Hesse, the novel is a story of Jungian individuation, the process of opening up to one’s unconsciousness. I am telling it to those who have a better knowledge of man. Want to Read saving….

We had awoken, or were awakening, and we were striving for an ever perfect state of wakefulness, whereas the ambition and quest for happiness of the others consisted of linking their opinions, ideals, and duties, their life and happiness, ever more closely with those of the herd. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers. Everything else is moral and I am after something that isn’t.

You understand that, don’t you? The first English translation by N.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was my own affair to come to terms with myself and to find my own way, and like most well-brought-up children, I managed it badly. Sinclair, the majority’s path is an easy one, ours is difficult.


Modernism and the European Unconscious. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. Views Read Edit View history. Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend.

Since at leastif notHesse had been encountering the newly growing field of psychoanalysis as it moved through the Herjan intellectual circles. In addition, psychoanalysis helped Hesse identify psychological problems which he had experienced in his youth, including internal tension caused by a conflict between his own carnal instincts and the strict moralism of his parents.

Until now I had felt completely at home in the cemijan of the Crucifixion.

But above all, a young Korean reader might take from Demian a Catcher in the Rye -style indictment of the generations above. But I have to tell you something: Their childhood becomes hollow and gradually collapses, everything they love abandons them and they suddenly feel surrounded by the loneliness and mortal cold of the universe. Only the ideas we actually live are of any value. Wikiquote has quotations related to: While he was in school, he sees a beautiful woman whom he calls Beatrice, and towards the end of the novel, when Sinclair is an adolescent man, he discovers Demian’s mother, Frau Eva.

These women do not have major roles in the story, but Hesse uses them symbolically as facets of the depths of Sinclair’s mind. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Far from a new humanity, what ultimately arrives is the First World War, and Hesse has his narrator end his recollections by describing himself wounded on a military hospital bed, never again to receive the guidance of Demian, also sent to the front as a soldier.


On the contrary, it exposes one to pain and fear, as he detaches himself, with great effort, from mechanisms and structures that have offered him predictability and social affirmation thus far, and ventures alone into the unknown.

Don’t ask first whether it’s permitted, or would please your teachers or father or some god. Why was that so very difficult? It’s possible for one never to transgress a single law and still be a bastard.

But the world consists of something else besides. Essays on Life and Art. No, one could not make light of everything, especially not of the most Sacred matters. But as we saw it, whereas we marked men represented Nature’s determination to create something new, individual, and forward-looking, the others lived in the determination to stay the same.

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You will ruin yourself if you do that. For the album by L’Aura, see Demian album. They, too, strove; they, too showed signs of strength and greatness.

Why was that so very difficult? I have no objection to worshiping this God Jehovah, far from it. In —17 he underwent treatment through psychoanalysis with Dr. The bird flies hesr God. Through his contact with Lang and later, infrom having psychoanalysis done by Jung, Hesse became very interested in Jungian analysis and interpretation. Retrieved from ” https: