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Get this from a library! Second thoughts.. [Michel Butor]. Second Thoughts. Front Cover. Michel Butor. Faber & Faber, - pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Second Thoughts. Second Thoughts (French: La Modification, ) is a novel by Michel Butor.


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He lives near the Baths of Julian in Paris. The michel butor second thoughts key connection concerns his apostasy. It is only when she is busy that he is able to visit Christian Rome and his increasing attraction for that aspect shared with his wife but not with his mistress is clearly a factor in his change of heart.

In other words, a choice between the pagan and the Christian leads him, finally, to choose the Christian.

The novel describes his gradual change of mind. His initial enthusiasm and hopes of a rejuvenating new start slowly give way to doubt, fear and cowardice.

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He will write about this failure in a book michel butor second thoughts happens to be "La Modification" itself. Major themes[ edit ] One of the most striking characteristics of the book is the very unusual use of the second-person "Vous" - "You" to refer to the main character, a narrative technique known as second-person narration.

MICHEL BUTOR SECOND THOUGHTS DOWNLOAD

The michel butor second thoughts is remarkably concentrated as far as time and space are concerned. It is with this version of the city that he finds he has fallen in love. The contrasted faces of Rome as well as those of Rome and Paris make Leon's choice between pagan and Christian equivalent to his choice between the two women.

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Fantasy has a strong presence in Butor's novel. As the route of michel butor second thoughts train passes between the forests at Fontainebleu, a ghost-like apparition of "the legendary horseman who haunts the forest" appears to Leon, bringing to mind his wife's confession of her childhood fears that the same fabled huntsman would carry her away on her evening walks in the forest.

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We learn too that such fears were expressed by Henriette long ago, in the intimate moments of their honeymoon. The rhythm of the train seems to predict Leon's thought processes, the slow emergence of doubts and fears that make his ultimate change of mind inevitable: The "implacable evidence of the fragility of your love, of its attachment to the place" unravelling his initial picture, pointing him back towards Henriette.

The interplay of the two cities in relation to the two women builds as the novel and the journey draws to a close. Ultimately, despite my general desire not to identify with the michel butor second thoughts, the effect was depressing: The thurifier sycophant, I do not know the translation used their trump: Genius, apostle of the nouveau roman, innovative In short, they raised a monument to him ant interdiction to discuuss on that.

Thus, "la modification" is an universal masterpiece and you are complain to kneel down behind it.