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Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855), Danish philosopher, author of "Fear and Trembling" (1843) and "The Sickness Unto Death" (1849).

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In what ways does The Moviegoer echo Kierkagaardian existentialist principles?

How does the plot of The Moviegoer show the influence of existentialist authors, specifically Kierkegaard, on Percy's writing. I've also noticed some similarities between the "leap of faith" between ...
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What does "wisdom that is so often loudly preached" mean in the Parable of the King and the Maiden?

In the first paragraph of "The Parable of the King and the Maiden": Suppose there was a king who loved a humble maiden and whose heart was unaffected by the wisdom that is so often loudly preached. ...
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