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The Sorrows of Young Werther
The Sorrows of Young Werther is written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe , a German writer and politician, who attained fame of International celebrity at the age of 24, immediately after publication of this work. This autobiographical novel was instrumental in Romantic literary movement of German literature. Werther falls in love with Lotte, though he knows she is already engaged with Albert who is 11 years elder than her. Though their engagement causes pain to him, he is cultivating close relationships with them, and at one point he goes back to his home town. He returns after months, only to hurt himself with greater pain, as Lotte and Albert are married now.
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Books, Audiobooks and Summaries. Life can be tough and sorrowful, especially for a gentle being like Werther. He gives us his soul on a literary platter, for us to take a peek at all of his sorrows. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a prolific German writer of texts in all forms: from essays to scientific texts, to novels, who became a literary celebrity rather early — at the age of 25 and still holds the same status among passionate readers and critics. The novel starts as Werther, the protagonist and narrator of the novel, is writing the letters to Wilhelm, who is his friend, and tells him all about his life, starting from the moment when he left his town in the rural area of the country, because he faced a failure in his love life. To be more exact, he was a lover of both a woman, and later her sister, and that romance, as one could only expect, ended badly and forced him to flee.