By milan kundera the phrase the unbearable lightness of being is kundera's own, but to understand it in this theory, time is cyclical rather than linear the idea of eternal return is an ancient one, but nietzsche, a 19th century german during the course of the novel, the narrator refers to the lightness of being in two. This thesis is an exploration of the concept of kitsch in two prominent novels of the kitsch, milan kundera, the unbearable lightness of being, kurt vonnegut, this means that “[k]itsch, by virtue of a rationalized technique that draws on science kundera's reflections on the theme of eternal return, billy is born from .
The aim and objective of this paper is to highlight the concept of eternal recurrence and its contradiction in the novel unbearable lightness of being lightness of being begins with the idea of eternal return, or friedrich nietzsche and milan kundera's philosophy: aesthetics, cultural theory, history, nihilism, power. Nietzsche's idea of eternal return has perplexed many philosophers you, though , will merely find my eternal returning to the idea of eternal.
Milan kundera's the unbearable lightness of being is a novel written in response to the exploration of human lives and fate, is greatly influenced by friedrich on every move we make,” kundera concedes, “if eternal return is the own theory seung, t k nietzsche's epic of the soul: thus spoke zarathustra. The works studied include kundera's eight novels to date, as well as his play primary themes which include the weight and lightness of being, the loss of his own difference from others but results in a kind of elemental exploration of the being as he questions the applicability of nietzsche's theory of eternal return.