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Anne Flinchum Mathew Holland Lit Trans 275 19 November 2007 Final Paper Thesis and Outline Thesis: Hans Christian Andersen’s “Moving Day” contains both romantic and religious elements of death although there is no explicit mention of anything religious. (showing Andersen’s indecisiveness about religion and death--?) In Hans Christian Andersen’s “Moving Day” the central theme of death is explained through romantic elements and hidden religious elements. I. Introduction A. “Moving Day” – summary of the story 1. Central theme of death (and life after death) II. Body A. Romantic elements of the text 1. Summary of romanticism *Secondary sources 2. “Spiritual truth of the afterlife” 3. Dualisms a) “Nature vs. Culture” – Death is inevitable regardless of someone’s actions in society b) “Life vs. Afterlife” – Effects of acts committed during one’s life in the afterlife c) “Real vs. Ether Real Worlds” – The real world in comparison to the afterlife Flinchum 1
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B. Hidden Religious Elements of the text *from text and secondary
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course LIT. TRANS 275 taught by Professor Schmit during the Fall '07 term at University of Wisconsin.

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