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Any pessimistic literature that interprets life as being tragedy but has a hint of hope or redemption underneath all the sadness

>> No.21803168

it sounds like that's a personal issue, bro

>> No.21803175

The Book Of Ecclesiastes, which has unfortunately been appropriated on this board by cringe anti-natalists taking individual verses out of context. You should read the whole thing some time, more than a few times

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In Memoriam AHH by Tennyson.

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>> No.21803182

Life is personal, yet also universal

>> No.21803185

Yes, Schopenhauer of course. I don’t read him pessimistically.
And the Buddhist Pali Canon too, for the final red pill.

>> No.21803195

lol Schopenhauer has no hope at all, existence is completely fucked and the only solution is to opt out. Literally hopeless.

>> No.21803263

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg.


>> No.21803386

Notebook of a Country Priest and Sweating Blood

>> No.21803434

>Any pessimistic literature that interprets life as being tragedy but has a hint of hope or redemption underneath all the sadness
Kierkegaard obviously, but every time you take a leap of faith you hit the ground at 10 m/s/s.

>> No.21803437

No Country For Old Men. McCarthy in general.

>> No.21803450

Henry Miller

>> No.21804292

journey to the end of the night

>> No.21804293

The Road

>> No.21804332

Crime & Punishment

>> No.21804390

>hope underneath the sadness
(panting; *breaths in*)

>> No.21804420

All literature is like that

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My diary desu

>> No.21805084

catch twenty two

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>> No.21806008

The greeks unironically

>> No.21806012

Kierkegaard and Nietzsche lived sad lives but their final moments were peaceful.

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