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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

by

Milan Kundera

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Lightness and Weight, Eternal Return

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

See "What's Up with the Title?" for a full discussion of weight, unbearable lightness, Nietzsche, eternal return, Parmenides, "Einmal ist keinmal." You can also check out "Characters" for details on how these concepts relate to Tomas, Tereza, Sabina, and Franz.

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