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J., 20th-century German physician. See: Werther disease.
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They fret, and fume, and rage, and pant, and die; "but I, mein Werther, sit above it all; I am alone with the stars.
He is akin, of course, to Obermann, to Rene, even to Werther, and, on our first introduction to him, we might think that we had to do only with one more of the vague "renunciants," who in real life followed those creations of fiction, and who, however delicate, interesting as a study, and as it were picturesque on the stage of life, are themselves, after all, essentially passive, uncreative, and therefore necessarily not of first-rate importance in literature.
When it became known that she was noble, of an ancient English family, that her husband was a Colonel of the Guard, Excellenz and Governor of an island, only separated from his lady by one of those trifling differences which are of little account in a country where Werther is still read and the Wahlverwandtschaften of Goethe is considered an edifying moral book, nobody thought of refusing to receive her in the very highest society of the little Duchy; and the ladies were even more ready to call her du and to swear eternal friendship for her than they had been to bestow the same inestimable benefits upon Amelia.
Overall, the movement of Werther is from light into darkness, from a predominance of daytime scenes, many of them outdoors, to interiors set at night and, for the last evening, in the rain.
Stephen Werther, former President of Portico Home, named Group President, Ralph Lauren Home Collection and Home Retail Concepts.
This is love portrayed as a violent and 'isolating experience' which often tends towards death as in The Sufferings of Young Werther.
Shakespeare's Hamlet ("Hamlet") and Goethe's Werther ("Les souffrances du jeune Werther") provide depth.
In turn, the illustrations of the novel's most memorable scenes gave Lotte and Werther a face.
In 1773 he provided the turbulent Sturm und Drang movement with its first major drama, Gotz von Berlichingen, which he wrote in conscious imitation of William Shakespeare, and in 1774 with its first novel, Die Leiden des jungen Werthers(Sorrows of Young Werther, The).
The novel Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers [The Sorrows of Young Werther
In the Netherlands, urban forests rich in native plants, wildflowers, and wildlife now surround many cities and towns, according to UNESCO writer Betty Werther.
Werther's infinite love for an uncomplicated girl named Lotte who, however, marries a man with a much steadier, more bourgeois temperament than Werther ' s, at least partly reflects Goethe's own experiences.