Essays Tagged: "Milan Kundera"

An Exploration of Milan Kundera's book The Unbearable Lightness of Being.This essay explores the atmosphere that existed just before and after the 'Prague Spring' uprising of 1968.

after the 'Prague Spring' uprising of 1968, one only has to observe the complex relationships that Milan Kundera explores in his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being. In his novel, Milan Kundera u ...

(7 pages) 85 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Film "Unbearable Lightness of Being"

f what we were to expect from Phillip Kaufman's "The Unbearable Lightness of Being". Adapted from a Milan Kundera work of the same name, the story takes us through the life of an eccentric doctor livi ...

(3 pages) 50 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Testaments Betrayed" by Czech writer Milan Kunder.

The passage from Testaments Betrayed by Czech writer Milan Kundera discusses the basic idea of the preservation of privacy and the criminality of the fai ... this instance serves to demonstrate why these two elements of life should remain separated.Overall, Milan Kundera clearly expresses his claim that private and public are two essentially different worl ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. This is an essay about the lightness and weight of the character Tomas.

The Unbearable Lightness of BeingIn Milan Kundera's novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, there are many different themes that reocc ...

(3 pages) 58 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Freedom of Speech Among Intimates is an Indespensable Condition for Man to Live Free

nt worlds and respect for that difference is the indispensable condition..."These words, taken from Milan Kundera's Testaments Betrayed, are discernibly legitimate. The statements one makes among his ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Complimentary: A Comparison of Kaufman's Flim and Kundera's Novel of Unbearable Lightness of Being

g is not a competition between the movie and book as to which is better. Rather, Kaufman's film and Kundera's novel complement each other, filling the other's inadequacies and building on the other's ... weight.Just as Tereza and Tomas complement each other with the theme of lightness and weight, both Kundera's novel and Kaufman's film balance each other for a larger understanding of the story and it ...

(7 pages) 43 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Kundera's 'Unbearable Lightness of Being' analysis: Lightness and Weight

In Milan Kundera's novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, lightness and weight are two major opposing ... iness of Tereza. Through the elaborate use of symbols, different characters, and a realistic story, Milan Kundera shows that neither lightness nor weight is positive and proves that a little bit of bo ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The craft of kundera

atthew ,oh why will you not be always wholly serious?"The question arises unbidden in the novels of Milan kundera.The mind behind the novels is essentially serious,and yet they are very funny,sometime ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Write an essay comparing the film and the novel versions of The Joke

l aspects of a plot sparking our creative imaginations. When observing both the novel, The Joke, by Milan Kundera and the film version, done by Jaromil Jires, it is essential to understand that the tw ...

(6 pages) 19 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Parental influence on female characters in Milan Kundera's "The Unbearable Lightness of being"

"The Unbearable Lightness of Being" by Milan Kundera is full of different themes and ideas, varying from religion, to social and political. ... ied, and their aim was noble, but what was the reason that it doesn't really work out? I think only Milan Kundera knows. May be due to free spirit of Sabina and softness of Tereza, or may be because c ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

On The Joke

On The Joke When I started reading Milan Kundera's The Joke I found it hard to put the book down. I immediately liked what the novel is ...

(2 pages) 345 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary and Stance in Milan Kundera's A Sentence

Kundera's essay centers on Kafka's work and the fate it has suffered at the hands of both translator ... orted, sometimes against the author's wishes, "…the beauty of Kafka's art…" (101).He (Kundera) begins with an example of a sentence from The Castle, one of Kafka's most important works, ... the main character, and Frieda, a woman with whom he has a sporadic relationship. I will only cite Kundera's translation from the German original, which he was motivated to write due to the imperfect ...

(4 pages) 1126 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry