Summary Of Adorno's Minima Moralia

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gum” (140). This scene shows how much damage is affecting the nature of these human beings, and that surpasses their original state of being.
Reasoning from this fact, the aim of the narrator in this story is not to split the world into two, or bring forward this spurious nature of these human beings, but rather to look beyond imperfection and bring this world together to achieve a redemption that is much longed for. This is solely possible through a narrative that is based on the concept of reunion instead of rejection.
3.4. Resilience and Reconciliation:
Being a book that traces resilience and promotes reconciliation, I believe that Ru would be best understood by applying the most pertinent theory to grasp the aspect of its writing style
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As a matter of fact, Adorno illustrates in his book reflections on different aspects of life in a series of aphorisms and epigram, and that’s how the book was structured, evolving from everyday occurrences to unsettling observations on recent capitalist society. Moving over wide areas and disciplines of philosophy, sociology and musicology, his work has been of a great impact on different fields and could provide valuable material for the study of the writing style of this book. I would like to refer here to a prominent feature in Adorno’s work which is “confronting obvious classification” (P.No). Similarly to Ru, “the texts in Minima Moralia fit a number of genres: aphorism, emblem, epigram, essay, fragment, miniature, and meditation, to name a few” (Richter 2–7; Bernstein, Adorno 356). These aphorisms and dispersed notes that reflect his collection of thoughts in an uncategorised or complete pattern simply highlights quite a prominent urge to escape closure and opt for less ‘strictness’. According to Adorno’s reasoning, as much as a literary work evolves in sections, we escape the closure that narration imposes, and that is for numerous purposes and aspirations that Kim Thúy seems to have adopted…show more content…
She claims that it is “motivated in part by an ethical materialism that insists on articulating the suffering of the specific, concrete human beings who struggle for existent under conditions that foreclose on the possibilities for happiness and peace” (Hewitt, 85). In other terms, the only way to have humane and ethical relations in society “would be to negate the physical suffering of even the least of its members, and to negate the internal reflexive forms of that suffering” (Adorno,
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