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Question of Character: Glorification of hard-working, talented young men Images of proud foolish, pampered, deluded, dissipated aristocracy Treatment of lower classes by upper classes Andersen’s Love Life Women in his life Mother:Anne-Marie ½ sister: Karen-marie Friend: henriette wulff 1 st love: riborg voigt Love stories Biedermeir contentment, romantic tradgedies, imitations of classical tales Symbol of cupid: love as blessing and problem Concern with womens rights o Threat of arranged marriage o Womens rights o Decorative objects of independent agents o Radical concept of love Female Charracters Innocent Children o Little ida, gerda Marriageable young girls o Elisa, the little mermaid, incheline, babette Inanimate objects o Garter, iron, scissors, leather ball, stove Arrougant princess o In clod hands, tinderbox, swineherd Femme fragile o Babette. Princess and the pea, sheperdess Femme fatale o Snow queen, ice maiden
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course LITTRANS 275 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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