Unformatted text preview: optimistic view of morals of mankind? • Arnold is bent more towards Hellenism, sort of pessimistic about Hebraism • Hebraism “unhappy chained captor” If Hebraism and Hellenism are not the law of human development, what is? • Norm of society • Perfection • Trial and error Arnold’s use of Hellenism and Hebraism is rather simplistic… difficult to talk about. Even in Hellenism, there are very different ways to ‘see things as they are’ Arnold’s idea of pursuit of perfection • Wagner had similar idea; perfection is achieved in Death Arnold: Hellenism and Hebraism both about the pursuit of happiness....
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course HISTORY v55 taught by Professor Lui during the Spring '10 term at Art Inst. KC.
- Spring '10