Who Is Mirek In Lost Letters

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Mirek, the main character in the first part, Lost Letters, explains connecting evidences, names, and history by saying, “the struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” For characters such as Mirek and Tamina as well as for the Soviets in control of Czechoslovakia, “the past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it.”Mirek, the main character in the first part, Lost Letters, explains connecting evidences, names, and history by saying, “the struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” For characters such as Mirek and Tamina as well as for the Soviets in control of Czechoslovakia, “the past is full of life, eager to irritate

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