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by Hermann Hesse

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What is the conflict in Siddhartha?

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I think that the basic conflict is to discover the meaning of existence in the world.  Siddhartha is shown to be an individual who wishes to find the meaning of life and the essence of what defines existence.  In this, there is the basic study of human consciousness is present.  This becomes the conflict that is sought throughout the work.  Siddhartha wishes...

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