Week 7: 雪国 - Snow Country ⛄️❄️

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Week 7


Start Date: Dec 12th
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Week Start Date End Phrase End Page (角川文庫) End % Page Count
Week 7 Dec 12th 松虫鈴虫くつわ虫 (after song) 109 60% 20

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Proper Noun Readings

Name Reading Notes Proof
島村 しまむら Our protagonist
葉子 ようこ The girl on the train Furigana
駒子 こまこ The girl in the village Furigana
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I‘m catching up right now. I re-read half of this week because I didn‘t quite remember where I stopped, and I noticed I forgot a lot :sweat_smile:
Maybe it‘s because of the kind of confusing dynamics between all the characters? Or simply because the writing style sometimes doesn‘t make things very clear, only mentioning some quite important details in a half sentence.

I still like the 雰囲気, and I like the fact that I now can connect this 雰囲気 to the novel 雪国 when someone is talking about it.


Does that happen often? :open_mouth:
I mean I know it’s a classic, but I don’t often talk about the Schimmelreiter or Effie Briest or Shakespeare is where this question comes from. ^^


I was considering writing „if someone were to talk about it“ actually :joy:
I think I have seen a few QuizKnock YouTube videos where it has been mentioned? Or maybe during a question of 東大王? But no, most people I ask actually say that they haven’t read it :frowning: