Rubenstein, William. Franz Kafkas A report to an academy.
In his analysis of Kafkas A report to an academy, william Rubenstein argues that Kafka
is inserting elements of the Jews condition in Europe into his story. His basic argument is that it
They say/I say p. 67 no. 2
In his essay about Franz Kafkas story, A report to an academy, William Rubenstein
offers an alternative viewpoint to those that had been presented. He argues that Kafka
intentionally inserted elements that are to act as symbols
Kafka, Franz. Ein Bericht fr eine Akademie. Fischer Bcherei. Frankfurt a.M. 1924.
In seiner Erzhlung, Ein Bericht fr eine Akademie, erzhlt Franz Kafka von einem
Affe, einem Schimpanse, der in Afrika gefangen und dann nach Deutschland gebracht wurde.
Response to Aphrodite
I love this story! The first time I read it almost a year ago I loved it, and its even better this
time! I find it fascinating, how the issues are reflected in this text: its all very, very ambiguous. The
Maulwurfpfotten and the cons
Gotthelf, Jeremias. Die Schwarze Spinne. Philip Reclam jun. 1986.
The Holy Bible, King James Version. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 2013.
In Die Schwarze Spinne, Gotthelf tells the story of a childs baptism and the
celebration surrounding t
Toolbox- Aphrodite und ihr Dichter
Reuter, Gabriela. Aphrodite und ihr Dichter. Sophie. Berlin. 1897.
Aphrodite and her Poet, by Gabriela Reuter, provides a very interesting narrative. It is a
reflection from an older person on an experience she had when
Donahue, William Collins. The Kiss of the Spider Woman: Gotthelfs Matricentric Pedagogy
and its (Post)war Reception. The German Quarterly vol. 67, no. 3 (Summer 1994). 304-324.
Donahues thesis is that Die Schwarze Spinne has a narrative that is at its cor
In the introduction to They say/I say, Graff and Birkenstein assert that the templates they
provide in the text can facilitate increased creativity and engagement in academic writing. I am
inclined to agree with this thesis. While many feel that having a
In his introduction to Karl Krauss essay, Jonathan Fransen uses several methods to
introduce and clarify quotes. He provides wonderful and intelligent variety in his selections, and
allows each quote to make sense in total. In one instance he gives a quot
Thesis: Aphrodite und ihr Dichter presents an incredible amount of issues to the reader, including
racism, sexism and gender roles, and class struggles and transigence. Amongst all of these, there
is also an underlying issue of iden
Personal Response to Die Schwarze Spinne
I am unsure what to make of this story so far. First, the framing was rather protracted,
much like Mary Shelleys Frankenstein. However, there are some points even just in the framing
narrative that I found interest
Response to Kafkas Bericht fr eine Akademie
What I found most interesting in this text was the way in which it addresses issues of
class, race, gender, really questioning the social constructs surrounding each of those, and
more, issues. It made me wonder
Response to Rubenstein article
I found this article particularly fascinating. Specifically, the cultural-historiographical and
semi-biographical aspects the author took. While I personally prefer to take broader readings in
terms of issues, it was refresh
In David Zinczenkos article Dont Blame the Eater, he asserts that the epidemic of
obesity in the United States does not rest on the consumers, but rather on the fast food industry
as a whole. In doing so, he contends that due to circumstances, many childr