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On page 132 we read Everything that was not suffered to the end and finally concluded recurred and the same sorrows were undergone What does this mean in regards to Siddhartha and any other of the characters in Hesses story Do you agree with this statement Explain This quote is taken from the context of when Siddhartha is crossing the river and he sees his reflection and it looks like his father This quote refers to a repeating of events It is illustrated by Brahmin being separated from Siddhartha and Siddhartha being separated from his own son This parallels the quote in three ways Taken literally it identifies the father-like-son aspect of the situation It can be taken as a metaphor for the endlessness of time as well Taken out of context this quote identifies that anything that is not followed or completely worked through will continue to exist and it will repeat itself Siddhartha left his father Brahmin at a young age to join the ascetics Siddhartha is now considering the pain his father must have gone through not seeing his son again Siddharthas son too was separated from his father Without dealing with this situation the distance between father and son would never be reconciled Thus the situation Siddhartha had with Brahmin would be repeated The quote can also be interpreted as a metaphor for time Obvious recurrences can be noted in time suggesting that time repeats itself Instead of a river another symbol can be used for time perhaps a pool According to this quote things repeat themselves in time In a pool objects float around until they finally make their way to the outlet Events swirling around in time without reconciliation are trapped until they are dealt with The entire pool makes up all that time is All the experiences and thoughts of past present and future that have
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