The Unbearable Lightness of Being
by Milan Kundera
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Part 2, Chapter 14 Summary
- As a young woman, because she was running her household and waitressing, Tereza "stored up great reserves of vitality" (2.14.1). She learned a lot about life though she was not a formal student.
- As a result, she threw herself into life in Prague with great energy, though she worried someone would know she didn't belong there.
- Tereza quickly got a job developing photographs, though she really wanted to take photographs. Sabina helped her develop an artistic sense, and she started taking photos on her own.
- One night, Tomas admitted to being jealous watching Tereza dance with his friend. Tereza was pleased with his jealousy. But later, when Tereza became jealous herself, Tomas saw it as a burden.
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