Understanding Kierkergaard's "A" in "Either/or" Very interested in Kierkaard's writing but a bit lost. I am reading Either/or. I see the character of "A" as a failed Romantic. He enjoys himself talking about the meaninglessness of the world, but does not have escape from being a disappointed Romantic. He does not find an end he is still open-ended, unlike "Notes from the Underground" which I think could be compared to this character. I find the underground man more fully developed, he has taken a step toward self realization, even if this step is self destructive. "A" flirts with his own woes stands still and goes nowhere, enjoying his glib self. I don't find this character at all interesting like the underground man, Am I missing something?
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