The Unbearable Lightness of Being Part 2, Chapter 3 Summary
Tereza tries to see herself through her body. Ever since she was a little girl, she's been standing in front of the mirror, experiencing "amazement at seeing her own 'I.'" She thinks she can see her soul shining through her body.
Sometimes, however, Tereza is upset to see her mother's features staring back at her in the mirror. She tries to wish them away.