In Profound River by Shusaku Endo, Mitsuko Narusea one of the main personas goes on a tour to India. She is hoping to find himself, she doesnt know what she wants and hopes this kind of trip will help her identify. The concept of the failure can be prevailed through the story. In Deep Lake, Mitsuko falls flat at her attempt to find herself and failed for making Otsu nonreligious. In Endos novel Mitsuko is portrayed as a selfish and atheist girls. Mitsuko a new failed relationship and comes to the epiphany of her incapability to love. She decides to o to India to find herself, plus the meaning of her lifestyle.
She All judges Otsu her schoolmate, whom she cruelly seduced to get believing in God the lady refers to God as an onion. The girl doesnt trust in God and doesnt comprehend how someone may believe in God and waste their time praying becoming devoted and helping other folks. That is some thing she would not believe in and did not understand why Otsu do. Mitsuko endeavors her most difficult to corrupt Otsu and help to make him modify his philosophy but Otsu stood strong by his beliefs and did not alter them. Towards end with the novel Mitsuko ealizes just how she totally failed, though she understands Otsu.
Mitsuko understands Otsus beliefs and why this individual does selected things. Ms. Naruse goes on the Voyage to India based on several reasons in comparison to the other personas. The various other characters head to India based upon religious concerns and to discover something that provides meaning to them. Mitsuko feels misplaced and believes that if perhaps she moves on this Quest she can find herself. Mitsuko had no clue of what she wished, Just what on earth is it I would like? It was the sole thought that loaded her brain throughout im or her honeymoon(Endo 68. ) The girl with struggling with her inner relish and her incapability to love after her failed marriage.
The girl with an unloving and hypocritical woman. The lady hated devotion and resented seeing affection being traded She despised the impresionable affection a wife sensed for her spouse. ( 1 13)Mitsuko possibly states in her page to Otsu her causes of her divorce: I cannot truly love another person. I have hardly ever once liked anyone. Just how can such person assert their particular existence nowadays. (117) As a result, Otsu has a completely different view of devotion Love, I do believe, is the main of this world we reside in, and through our long history this can be all the Red onion has imparted to us. (119) Otsu strongly features love plus the love The almighty has for all. Feuerbachs concept of love is vital is portrayed by Otsu. Another concept that is pictured is love is Goodness not Our god is love. Mitsuko will not believe in The almighty and she refers to him as an Onion. She couldnt imagine Otsu would venture to hope in the Kultur Heim the girl said It makes myself sick to think about man arriving at a place similar to this and dropping to his knees to pray. (Endo 39). Otsus ctions irritated Mitsuko and did not agree to them although she has not been able to feel indifferent to Otsu.
Mitsuko did not endure the fact showing how Otsus existence revolved around God the girl stated he previously everything seized away from him by his Onion(116). Mitsuko wanted to tainted Otsu therefore he would modify his view of Our god and desired him to become an atheist like her. Mitsuko is a best example of Feuerbachs belief of alienation, which can be the projection of a a part of self upon an mythical fantasy named God. finished failing as well as finding herself. Mitsuko had an comparable view on Goodness as Marx did they believed that people would be better of with out God in their lives.
Regardless of how hard she attempted on changing Otsu it was a failure as well as her trip to India. Although. The lady ended up understanding Otsu by the end of the story when he sacrificed himself, At the conclusion he sacrificed himself in order to protect SanJo, an action that parallels recover of Christ. (211). Otsu stood by simply his morals until the end and Mitsuko still remained with her inner emptiness. Works Offered End? , Sh? saku, and Truck C. Gessel. Deep lake. New York: New Directons, 1994. Print.