Prior to the experience of modernity, owning a film would never happen. When you listened to music, you listened to it together as a group of people. Leaves her husband and must take care of her two daughters silvia and elga. She becomes involved and interested in the communist party which is her way of finding value in the collective good over private ownership of something. Modernity is brought about because of the revolutions; people wanted to have equal rights, democracy. Hannah arendt suggests that we must live with modernity. We live between the past which we"ve abandoned and a very uncertain future. We have to learn to think for ourselves. She tries to reestablish some tie with the past by learning something about it, identifying with some moment from history that will teach us about our uncertain future. The best places to identify with the past are rupture" moments (little moments in time).