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Solitude, Suffering, and Creativity in Three Existentialist Novels

@inproceedings{Boag2009SolitudeSA,
  title={Solitude, Suffering, and Creativity in Three Existentialist Novels},
  author={Cara Ingrid Boag},
  year={2009}
}
As existent beings, we identify with the world through our thoughts and perceptions. Man is driven to seek meaning by the very complexities and contradictions of existence. As self-conscious beings, we cannot live without a sense of awareness and understanding. Creativity allows an individual to develop a unique understanding of the nature and destiny of man. This study draws attention to writers who were able to transcend their external environment and immerse themselves in a setting where man… Expand

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