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The author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex...
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How are the different stages of life depicted? How does a character's age influence his or her beliefs about life, love and death? How has your age influenced your beliefs over time?

Created: 08/31/20

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davinamw

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How are the different stages of life depicted? How does a character's age influence his or her beliefs about life, love and death? How has your age influenced your beliefs over time?

How are the different stages of life --- youth, middle age and old age --- depicted? How does a character's age influence his or her beliefs about life, love and death? Why do you suppose Miranda tells Samuel that 'none of it would have happened if you were thirty years old?' How does Michel describe the differences between his younger and older selves? How has your age influenced your beliefs over time?


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beckys

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RE: How are the different stages of life depicted? How does a character's age influence his or her beliefs about life, love and death? How has your age influenced your beliefs over time?

We learn so much throughout our lifetime, our past experiences definitely define who we are at any given time. Miranda telling Samuel that their relationship wouldn't have happened if he was thirty years old...despite the fact that she would have been too young to have a relationship with him when he was this age, it meant more to me, that his past experience with love is what made him appreciate their experience so much... he knew what it was he was looking for by the time he met her. He probably wouldn't have been so carefree and thrown abandon to the wind when he met her on the train, maybe wouldn't even have talked to her. Our past relationships definitely shade our future relationships.


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taking.mytime

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RE: How are the different stages of life depicted? How does a character's age influence his or her beliefs about life, love and death? How has your age influenced your beliefs over time?

youth - MIranda;
middle age Elio and Oliver;
old age Samuel and Michele

My core beliefs have remained pretty steady over my lifetime. However my patience has finally gotten much better, making my beliefs a bit more mellow and steady.


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