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...feel free to use that.
"Fucking difficult" does the job fine.
He was unemployed, which is to say he did not have a job.
(never really read much kafka, keep meaning to)
* As Michael W. awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into an unemployable slob.
It's very Kafkaesque.
The term, which is quite fluid in definition, has also been described as "marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity: Kafkaesque bureaucracies" and "marked by surreal distortion and often a sense of impending danger: Kafkaesque fantasies of the impassive interrogation, the false trial, the confiscated passport ... haunt his innocence" — The New Yorker.
It can also describe an intentional distortion of reality by powerful but anonymous bureaucrats. "Lack of evidence is treated as a pesky inconvenience, to be circumvented by such Kafkaesque means as depositing unproven allegations into sealed files..." Another definition would be an existentialist state of ever-elusive freedom while existing under unmitigable control.
The adjective refers to anything suggestive of Kafka, especially his nightmarish style of narration, in which characters lack a clear course of action, the ability to see beyond immediate events, and the possibility of escape. The term's meaning has transcended the literary realm to apply to real-life occurrences and situations that are incomprehensibly complex, bizarre, or illogical.
The term could also be seen as Kafka's reaction against the concept of time. Public time, to Kafka, is a nightmare; he has a broken relationship with the world; that, in essence, "the world has gone nuts." One such example is in The Trial, wherein Josef K. says of a meeting with his employer that he was summoned to go somewhere, but they forget to tell him when. He assumes to be there at nine, and arrives an hour late. The Examining Magistrate approaches him and says that Josef K. should have been there at 8:45. The next week, he shows up at 8:45, but no one is there. His heroes feel absurd when arriving early, but guilty when late.
that's beautiful. absolutely perfect.
Can you please confirm that you are, indeed, not? Ta.
whilst also holding onto a scrap of seriousness due to the fact that looking for a job really does feel like an incomprehensible nightmare
so...i dunno. you could go either way with it really.
but you'll be fine in the end.
I had a wank which can only be described as Cartesian the other day. At least, I'm pretty sure I did...
my only other option is to impregnate someone 13 times and live off the benefits....
BUT NO ONE WILL FUCKING GO OUT WITH ME
it's a fucking kafkaesque nightmare.
That mind help with the job hunt, if not the dating :)
although i'm still essentially an unemployable spod. i'm gonna write a fucking kafkaesque screenplay or summit, jobs are bullshit. i literally have no workplace value.
sorry all. as you were.
think I maybe got this job because the interviewer felt sorry for me
You'd be bored out your mind though, although the perks are good (free tHursday massages, jollies abroad, and nobody really cares when/if you turn up for work. Lots of free booze). But still, essentialy, dull grey law-related stuff :(
But it's a total fucking nightmare and each failure leaves me with fewer and fewer options, so if that's the sentiment here, I'm in.
If you're getting to 2nd interviews, you're doing pretty well and you'll bag something soon.
'Cos I do usually mean it in jest, but it's probably not coming across that way.
I wonder how bad the job market is, really. I don't have the best basis for comparison, seeing as I graduated just over three years ago and haven't had job-hunting experiences in a range if economic circumstances. It's hard and horrible but maybe it is by nature, even during sunnier financial climes.
I JUST WANT TO WORK IN ASDAS.