Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Part 2, Chapter 5 Summary Page 1

  • At this point, Tereza's mother was widowed, old, unattractive, and unhappy. She took it out on her daughter, on whom she blamed her whole mess of a life.
  • Tereza soon learned that to be a mother was to make a sacrifice, and to be a daughter was to personify guilt.

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