The Human Condition In Literature

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The Human condition is the root of what it means to be human, how we are all human, and in the same way, how we are individuals. Throughout this essay, you will perceive a better understanding of the human condition, and how it is reflected in select pieces of literature. The Human condition is an extremely paramount part of understanding literature. Who are we if we are not human?

To understand how literature accurately reflects the human condition, you must first understand what the human condition is, and, of course, how it is affected. Essentially, the human condition is;

“The characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth, growth, emotionality, aspiration, conflict, and mortality.”

The human condition is commonly defined as the positive or negative aspects of being human, such as birth, growth, reproduction, love, and death. The human condition is, concisely, what events of your life, what has affected you to make you unique, idiosyncratic. The human condition has been studied by many different scholars, professors, and teachers. Each religion has different views and distinctive sets of beliefs about the human condition. For example;

"Like other religious teachings, the Buddha’s teaching originates as a response to the strains at the heart of the human condition. What distinguishes his teaching from other religious approaches to the human condition is the directness, thoroughness, and uncompromising

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