In the modern era, however, most of these absolutes have dissolved the only people who can act with confidence, according to the underground man, are narrow-minded people who are too stupid to question themselves the one remaining absolute, according to the underground man, is reason.
A complex, multi-layered novel, invisible man can be read as an allegory (a story with both a literal and symbolic meaning that can be read, understood, and interpreted at several levels) that traces the narrator's perilous journey from innocence to experience, and from blind ignorance to enlightened awareness. The underground man loses liza he wonders whether all his insults will somehow purify and save her at this point, it's clear that liza is gone and the underground man will be left alone, forever (of course, we already knew that, as he's forty now and living alone underground, but it doesn't mean the story doesn't have its element of suspense.
The book of daniel is a 2nd century bc biblical apocalypse, the story of susanna and the elders, placed before chapter 1 in some greek versions and after chapter 12 in others ezekiel, who lived during the babylonian exile, mentioned him in association with noah and job. Plato's middle period metaphysics and epistemology first published mon jun 9, 2003 substantive revision mon jul 14, 2014 since arguably plato thinks that socrates is completely or essentially a man, and since there is no form of man, the philosopher (and, perhaps, anyone) can know such a proposition those who read plato as.
The the man who lived underground community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you when the novel had been whittled into short story form, he finally found interest in publishing the effort these papers.