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"The Light of the Time" Martin Grohs plus his poetry: The light of the time - of the life. Are we responsibly for it how long still it will burn? Or does this determine a higher power? But the question is much more important. When will it go out? When will the end of the time expect us. A really important question to which we don't have any clear answer till now!
This clock represents time and the role it plays in the novel. The novel is told in a non chronological order which represents the absurdity of time. In truth, time, in the novel as well as real life, is simply a man-made illusion and truly means noting unless one decides it does.