The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The text was simple, clear and easy to understand. I liked the text as it was clearly visible and large enough to read comfortably. The front cover of the book is well fitted and accommodates the story. The cover page seems suitable to the story but looks like the picture is overlapped on the text though.
The new translation by Burton pike throws a light on the character of Goethe in his on words and his own style which is as simple as the words of Goethe himself in his book. In his introduction to the new translation Burton says that “Werther is a sensitive person and is governed by his feelings”1.
The book was quite famous among the young generation after its first publication and also had a deep impact on their lives 2.The book describes the life of young Werther, who falls in love with Charlotte who takes care of her sibling’s children after their mother’s death and is already engaged with Albert. He writes letters to his friend Wilhelm and describes the beauty of the place during the spring, the people he meets and the bond and attachment to those people. One day he meets Charlotte and falls in love immediately, even knowing that she is engaged he is surrendered for her charm and grace .He also describes the pain that he is going through as he cannot convey his emotions towards Charlotte and neither can he conceal them to Charlotte herself or anybody else. The beauty and ecstasy of loving emotions is finely penned down by the author here. He also admires the beauty of nature and writes about it to his friend about it.
When he gets to understand Albert and that he is well suited to her he leaves the place with a pang in his heart. Busy with his duties in the new town he tries to forget his love towards Charlotte but yet his fate brings back him to the same place and people again. And now the situation is worse, Charlotte and Albert are now married. He behaves friendly with Albert and Charlotte but could not resist his love towards her and he admires Albert for his personality and hence could not stand their humility.
Werther lends Albert’s pistol saying that he is on his journey and requires pistol. Albert gives him pistol unconditionally. All the night Werther spends on sorting his letters and disposing some of them to Wilhelm and burning most of the papers he wrote. He writes a suicide note which he makes sure that is reached by others after his death.
Werther commits suicide with that pistol, but dies after 12 hours of suffering. He does it knowing that there is no other option for him as he cannot live with the pain he carry s in his heart and one should die among the three so that the other two can live happily and as he cannot seriously murder anyone he kills himself.
The above is my understanding of the story .This is a story with sad ending and yet is remarkable in its work of poetic letters from Werther to his friend Wilhelm. Translating such a nice book again is a good deed and is successfully done by Mr. Burton pike.
1.Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, The sorrows of young Werther, Translation and introduction by Brunt pike, the modern library, New York, 2005.
2. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, The sorrows of young Werther, Translation and introduction by Brunt pike, the modern library, New York, 2005
Why Work with Us
Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers
We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.
Free Unlimited Revisions
If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.
Original & Confidential
We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.
24/7 Customer Support
Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.
No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.
Admission Essays & Business Writing Help
An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.
Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.
If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.
Effortlessly get the essays and grades you need. You can now get any essay, on any subject and at ANY deadline with just 10 minutes of your time (or less). Your professor will love you for it!