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According to Mann, this represents the original and deathly destructive force of nature itself. Castorp awakens thomas mann zauberberg due time, escapes from the blizzard, and returns to the "Berghof".

But rethinking his dreams, he concludes that "because of charity and love, man should never allow death to rule one's thoughts.

This is the only sentence in the novel that Mann highlighted by italics. There are frequent references to Grimm's Fairy Talesbased on European myths.

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The opulent meals are compared to the magically self-laying table of "Table, Donkey, and Stick", Frau Engelhardt's quest to learn the first name of Madame Chauchat mirrors that of the queen in " Rumpelstiltskin ". Thomas mann zauberberg given name is the same as "Clever Hans".


Although the thomas mann zauberberg is not explicit, it is possible that Castorp dies on the battlefield. Mann leaves his fate unresolved. Mann makes use of the number seven, often believed to have magical qualities: Castorp was seven when his parents died; he stays seven years at the Berghof;, the central Walpurgis Night scene happens after seven months, both cousins have seven letters in their last name, the dining hall has seven tables, the digits of Castorp's room number 34 add up to seven, Settembrini's name includes seven in Italian, Joachim keeps a thermometer in his mouth for seven minutes, and Mynheer Peeperkorn announces his suicide in a group of seven.

Joachim dies at seven o'clock. Music[ edit ] Hans Castorp loved music from his heart; it worked upon him much the same way as did thomas mann zauberberg breakfast porter, with deeply soothing, narcotic effect, tempting him to doze.

There is something suspicious about music, gentlemen. I insist that she is, by her nature, equivocal. I shall not be going too thomas mann zauberberg in saying at once that she is politically suspect.

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People at the Berghof listen to "Der Lindenbaum" from the Winterreise played on a gramophone. These two pieces are full of mourning in the view of death; the latter hints an invitation to suicide. In the book's final scene, Castorp, now an ordinary soldier on Germany's western front in World War Ihums the last-mentioned song of Franz Schubert to himself as his unit advances in battle.

Allegorical characters[ edit ] Mann uses the novel's main characters to introduce Castorp thomas mann zauberberg the ideas and ideologies of his thomas mann zauberberg.

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The author observed that the characters are all "exponents, representatives, and messengers of intellectual districts, principles, and worlds," hoping that he had not made them mere wandering allegories. Castorp[ edit ] Parzival: However, he remains pale and mediocre, thomas mann zauberberg a German bourgeois that is torn between conflicting influences — capable of the highest humanistic ideals, yet at the same time prone to both stubborn philistinism and radical ideologies.

As usual, Mann chooses his protagonist's name carefully: The " torp " is Danish, not unexpected on the German north coast. In a way, Hans Thomas mann zauberberg can be seen as the incorporation of the young Weimar Republic: Both humanism and radicalism, represented by Settembrini and Naphta, try to win his favour, but Castorp is unable to decide.

Thomas mann zauberberg body temperature is a subtle metaphor for his lack of clarity: Furthermore the outside temperature in Castorp's residence is out of balance: