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Do any of you guys enjoy Superfluous Man characters? I feel like they are even more relevant today.
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They would be if anyone could write one well today. I think the problem is we all became oblomov and so no one can write about it from an outside perspective. it'd be like trying to make yourself a convincing character in a novel.
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I have yet to read Oblomov yet but from what I understand is a much nicer character then Pechorin?
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>>7569904
/r/lewronggeneration
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>The superfluous man (Russian: лишний чeлoвeк, lishniy chelovek) is an 1840s and 1850s Russian literary concept derived from the Byronic hero.[1] It refers to an individual, perhaps talented and capable, who does not fit into social norms. In most cases, this person is born into wealth and privilege. Typical characteristics are disregard for social values, cynicism, and existential boredom; typical behaviors are gambling, romantic intrigues, and duels. He is often unempathetic and carelessly distresses others with his actions.

So basically NEET is a Byronic hero too.
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