LITERATURE AND BANANAS. THE REALITY OF A CITY IN THE 'BOOK OF DISQUIET' BY FERNANDO PESSOA (Literatura i banany. Realnosc miasta w 'Ksiedze niepokoju' Fernanda Pessoi)
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The titular 'disquiet' is the outcome of an opposition to outside reality, unattainable and highly desirable. Life - symbolised by unpurchased bananas - follows its course outside the windows, in the streets of Lisbon. The civil servant trapped in an office is much too mired in self-reflections and absorbed in revelling in his misery to be able to overcome disquiet and experience the presence of the world...
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