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Unformatted text preview: that soon all will pass. The proprietor of the booth says in scene V that, “You were created of dust, sand, and dung. Why must you be more than dust, sand, and dung?” This display of naturalism portrays a narrower belief that there is no free will and that life is originally fated and determined. In contrast, in scene VII the doctor has a more realistic view on life, “In mankind alone we see glorified the individual’s will to freedom…” Practicality along with the subjectivity of events show the inside experience of Franz’s journey with life. Woyzeck has a prominent influence on Expressionism. The play puts a twist on reality causing the reader to be drawn in by Franz’s unstable state of mind and then draws us back away from his reasoning for stabbing Marie to death....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course DRAMA 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08