The Darling Quotes


“And how it’s awful to have no opinion!”


Describing Olechka’s life, the author shows us the inanity of such a life, life without any particular sense, self-determination. She doesn’t live a full, colorful life. She actually exists, till someone tells her their opinion and views. Then these views and opinions become her own. Author metaphorically shows us that not only Olechka lives in such a way. There are a lot of people around the world who are in the same situation.

But the author does not blame the heroine of lack of opinion, but the environment she lives in. Darkness inside a person is not a complete guilt of this person, but it is the guilt of those, who surround this individual and they are the source of this perilous darkness.

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