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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

by

Milan Kundera

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How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Part.Chapter.Paragraph). We used Michael Henry Heim's translation.

Quote #10

The brain appears to possess a special area which we might call poetic memory and which records everything that charms or touches us, that makes our lives beautiful. From the time he met Tereza, no woman had the right to leave the slightest impression on that part of his brain. (5.12.6)

So Tomas is faithful, in an important way, to Tereza. It's just that his brand of fidelity is an unusual one.

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