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By Ferenc Karinthy

On his option to a linguists' convention in Helsinki, Budai unearths himself in an odd urban the place he can't comprehend a note someone says. One claustrophobic day blurs into one other as he desperately struggles to outlive during this drastically overpopulated city the place there are as many languages as there are humans. Fearing that his spouse may have given him up for useless, he reveals convenience in an unconventional courting with the elevator-operator within the resort. A suspenseful and haunting Hungarian vintage, and a imaginative and prescient of hell not like the other imagined. 'With time, Metropole will locate its due position within the twentieth-century library, at the related shelf because the Trial and 1984.' G.O. Châteaureynaud 'In a similar approach that Kafka turns into correct back each time you renew your driver's license, Karinthy captures that enduring, frightening and exhilarating country of being on the mercy of an surprising land.' NPR

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Elimination” (Harris, “Rage of Women,” 129). 30 | Juvenal and the Satiric Emotions in aliquem hominem magnum odium aut in rem gravis offensio concitetur, Inv. 100). 12 The moral views and tastes of Juvenal’s first readers would have ranged beyond the teachings of Stoicism; that includes views on anger’s function in life and in literature. 13 In the aristocratic self-image and culture, anger had an important place as a status marker and even a source of pleasure. , Top. 98, Part. 9 and 128; Orat.

15. Nussbaum imagines that for a Roman man anger would be “hooked up to a feeling of manly pride, and to a quasi-erotic excitement, as he prepares to smash the adversary” (Upheavals of Thought, 160). Cf. 1 and cf. 1). 2–4), citing Aristotle (cf. Rh. 1378a30–32, b1–2, and de An. 403a29–b3). The role of desire or pleasure is also recognized at Pl. Phlb. 47e and Arist. Rh. 1378b4–9; all three passages cite Homer’s reference to rage “sweeter than honey” at Il. 108–10. Cf. Sorabji, Emotion, 80. 16.

Inv. 104), just like other bad actors in Satire 1: the guardian who defrauds his young ward (46–47), the matrona who teaches her neighbors to poison their husbands (69–72). Cicero also notes that it is useful to call attention to the plight of crime’s victims (Inv. 101); thus the satirist uses a combination of personification and apostrophe to lament for the provincial victims of an extortionist governor: “Marius [Priscus], now in exile, starts his drinking in the afternoon and enjoys having the gods angry at him; meanwhile, Province [of Africa], though you’ve won in court, you weep” (exsul ab octava Marius bibit et fruitur dis/iratis, at tu victrix, provincia, ploras, 49–50).

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