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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being


by Milan Kundera

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.

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