Essays Tagged: "Goethe"

'Maria Stuart' von Friedrich Schiller

l;ber sein Werk, das gerade im Entstehen war, auch einen regen Briefwechsel mit Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Diese Briefe sind heute eine wichtige Quelle bei der Interpretation des Werkes, da Schiller ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold

comes from 'a mid-nineteenth-century Germanic notion of culture which is founded upon his study of Goethe and Schiller' (19). He believed many other cultures are based on the thought of curiosity and ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Research Paper on Charles Warwin

bout the theory of evolution; he merely added to it. The theory of evolution was first developed by Goethe. He suggested that all life evolved from simple organic forms. Later the theory was added to ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Self deception, comparison between Sorrows of Young Werther and Frederick Douglass.

Self-DeceptionGoethe made a character that came in contact with several people who deceived themselves for one rea ...

(7 pages) 62 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Both Faust and Frankenstein can be seen as titanic overreachers: the difference lies in the authors' evaluation of this overreaching." Discuss.

Both the character of Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein" and Goethe's eponymous hero in the play "Faust - Der Tragödie, erster Teil" are very similar to the ... remove suffering and death from the world and his creation is a misguided attempt to achieve this. Goethe's Faust however, is a completely different character. Faust is a man who cannot bear to be gr ... ather than progressive. The old is more favourable than the new. This is somewhat different to what Goethe seems to assert with "Faust". Striving for advancement is a good thing. Faust overreaches by ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A brief survey of Presocratic and Platonic metaphysics.

ics of Plato and the PresocraticsHe who cannot draw on three thousand yearsis living hand to mouth- GoetheThe SS Sardine is a fine, sea-going vessel. Its owner however, is quite bent on wanting an ent ...

(7 pages) 120 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Analyse the below extract of 'Mein Kampf' and its particular qualities and content.

ace of humanity. And bear in mind that there is no limit to their number: bear in mind that for one Goethe Nature easily can foist on the world ten thousand of these scribblers who poison men's souls ...

(4 pages) 48 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Ganymed(1777) Gedichtvergleich mit Burkhard Bierschenk: Ganimed (Ende 20. Jh.)

Das hymnische Gedicht "Ganymed"(1777) von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe be-schreibt die gegenseitige Liebe eines lyrischen Ichs zur Natur, die sich schließlich ... nde 20. Jh.) von Burkhard Bierschenck kritisiert die gefühlslose Gegenwart, indem es Bezug auf Goethes gefühlsbetontes Denken nimmt.Beide Gedichte tragen die Überschrift Ganymed. Ganyme ... ;hrt, wo er als Mundschenk der Götter bis in alle Ewigkeit waltet.In seinem Gedicht beschreibt Goethe einen wundervollen Morgen (V. 1-3). Schnell entsteht eine Liebessituation zwischen dem lyrisc ...

(12 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Biography of Hugo Wolf

his time. Wolf composed more than two-hundred pieces of music written by such authors as Mrike and Goethe. Hugo Wolf lived to be forty-three and died on February 22, 1903 in Vienna, Austria. Many wou ... a name for himself throughout the country and soon throughout the world. In 1889 Wolf published the Goethe songbook. This book contained fifty-one of his long worked, well developed pieces. A year lat ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The life of a family in Ancient Pompei

roze' the city about 1800 years ago. It was first discovered by the German archaeologist August Von Goethe in the 1830's and was later named after him as the House of Goethe. It was later fully excava ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Werther el Espejo del Romantisismo

e es esta mentalidad la que los influencia. En el caso de el escritor aleman llamado Johan Wolfgang Goethe, una serie de eventos en su vida personal, además de la mentalidad de personas como Ka ... o, que fue la corriente que predominoo en esta epoca. En la novela titulada Werther, Johan Wolfgang Goethe, funde los elementos del romanticismo tales como la religión, el amor ligado con la mu ...

(13 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an IB essay, i received a 6 on it (4.0 GPA), the conclusion is superficial and needs work... hope this helps.

nd by what means, are such contradictions presented in the works you have read?Novelists Achebe and Goethe realize that people are not constants, reasoning that although people certainly have flaws, t ... racteristic as the cause of two polar ends of the character, his greatness and weakness, Achebe and Goethe show sympathy for the contradictory elements of human nature.Okonkwo"'"s definitive trait is ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


st the "cold" intellect (intellect divorced from emotion). Many of the major figures were scholars (Goethe, Coleridge, even Shelley) and quite fond of Reason, but also insistent on the reality of emot ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Die Parallele Zwischen Werther und die Natur in Goethes "Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers"

Johann Wolfgang Goethe hat seinen Roman, "Die Leiden des Jungen Werther" im Jahre 1774 geschrieben. Die Zeit, in der ... sieht, daß Vernichtung und Selbstvernichtung sind permanente und wesentliche Teile der Natur. Goethe sagt aber in seiner Autobiograpie,"It is something so unnatural for a man to tear himself awa ... o destroy himself, that he generally seizes upon some mechanical means of carrying out his design" (Goethe 515).Hier kann man die Unterschiede zwischen Goethe und seine Erschaffung Werther. Werther mu ...

(9 pages) 11409 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Reasons strange or difficult journeys should be undertaken

about our inner self and at the same time take a break from our hectic lives.Moreover, according to Goethe's advice, we should be bold enough to follow our dreams. When we are bold, we will automatica ...

(1 pages) 1246 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Sigmund Freud, Archaeologist of the Mind

ories of Darwin, believing that they offered a better understanding of the world. This, and hearing Goethe's essay on nature read aloud by professor Bruhl, led him to become a medical student. After e ...

(6 pages) 209 2 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Discuss Crary's essay "Modernizing Vision" and describe an artist to relate

nction between the inner and the outer world. However, in 19th Century, physiological study done by Goethe or Muller revealed that the perception of the external world goes through our body and the st ... ng for the viewers.The modernized vision Crary proposed is subjective one. Based on the theories of Goethe and Muller, each person reacts differently to the same stimulus from the external world. In t ...

(4 pages) 35 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Comparison between "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy, and "Faust," by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Land Does a Man Need?" by Leo Tolstoy, and Faust in "Faust," part 1 written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, are similar and different in many ways. The characters of the devils as drawn by Goethe and ... "Faust" is a well written short story by an eighteenth century German novelist, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The story is about god versus the devil or good versus evil and in the story god and the dev ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature


TION The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the play ?Faust,? by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.THE PLAY Some critics believe Goethe?s 1808 version of ?Faust? is a masterpiece of musical co ... legend around orally in Germany for centuries. There are many different versions of the legend, but Goethe?s is the most recognized, and most studied.Faust is an ordinary man, with the ordinary worrie ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Arrogance to IrresponsibilityThis is an analysis of Frankenstein and his arrogance of believing he could takeover God's job of creation and his irresponsibility to the monster he had created.

monster learns to be human by reading, The Sorrows of Young Werther, written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. "Must it ever be thus, -- that the source of our happiness must also be the fountain of our ... it ever be thus, -- that the source of our happiness must also be the fountain of our misery?" (von Goethe, Book I, August 18). Frankenstein went beyond the boundaries of science when he believed he h ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature