In the final chapter of Hesse’s novel, Siddhartha tells Govinda that “Wisdom cannot be communicated…Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. We can find it, we can live it, we can be carried by it, we can work wonders with it, but we cannot utter it or teach it” (124). A) What is the distinction that Siddhartha is attempting to make between “knowledge” and “wisdom” and in what ways is this distinction significant in his search for enlightenment? B) Describe 1-2 experiences in Siddhartha’s life that you believe directly led him to this conclusion and why.
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