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Death in Venice

Thomas Mann

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On his walk in Munich, Aschenbach passes:

Aschenbach gets an urge to travel after seeing:

The first "vision" Aschenbach has is a daydream about:

Who is the passenger who catches Aschenbach's attention on the boat to Venice?

Aschenbach rides in a gondola; what is it likened to?

What happens when Aschenbach disembarks from the gondola?

Who is with Tadzio when Aschenbach first sees him?

Why does Aschenbach decide to leave Venice?

Why does Aschenbach not leave Venice after all?

Aschenbach's first clues that a disease might be spreading in Venice are:

Aschenbach mentally compares Tadzio to all of the following EXCEPT:

At the concert given by street musicians at the hotel, Aschenbach's attention is particularly occupied by:

At the concert, Aschenbach drinks:

Who tells Aschenbach the truth about the cholera?

What figures appear to Aschenbach in his second vision of the novella?

How does Aschenbach change his appearance?

Why does Aschenbach alter his appearance in this way?

Who tries to suffocate Tadzio in the sand?

What is the last image of Tadzio that Aschenbach sees?

What does Aschenbach die of?

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