Thread: Literary Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:24 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by desertblues View Post
Money and social class are important. The women know their place, are rather realistic, and Thomas Mann treads very lightly over the difficulties of the lower classes.
yes, could not agree more about the social classes: and the scene at the Town Hall (the "riot") is in essence contemptuous and condescending.
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