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LITERATURE: Franz Kafka

Description of a Struggle

This topic is about Franz Kafka. Feb 02, AM. Feb 02, PM. Will I re-re-read it? Well, for the moment, I definitely got a very strong positive feeling from the beginning of this one. There's something at once familiar and peculiar in the awkward social moment when the protagonist comes to the rescue of his acquaintance--though his acquaintance has no awareness of needing to be rescued, and though it is against the protagonist's own inclination to try to help this man--by loudly "accepting" his proposal to go climb a mountain.

"Description of a Struggle" (German: "Beschreibung eines Kampfes") is a short story by Franz Kafka. It contains the dialogues "Conversation with the Supplicant" .
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Remember Me? What's New? Results 1 to 4 of 4. Thread: "Description of a Struggle". It appears maddeningly enigmatic and perhaps devoid of actual meaning. However, I am only halfway through reading it.

His oldest surviving work of fiction is " Shamefaced Lanky and Impure in Heart ," which he wrote a few years earlier and which only survived because it was included in a letter to his friend Oskar Pollak. Kafka began the story in at the age of 20 and worked on it on and off until It is also notable for being the story that Kafka first showed to his friend Max Brod and which convinced Brod that Kafka should further pursue his writing. Brod liked the story so much that he mentioned Kafka as an example of "the high level reached by [today's] German literature" in a theatre review of his, this before Kafka had even been published. The first chapter is narrated by a young man attending a party and tells of his "acquaintance" as he is referred to in the story that he meets there. The second chapter is the longest and is itself split into several sections. The narrator leaps onto his acquaintance's back and rides him like a horse and imagines a landscape that responds to his every whim.

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