Elective Affinities was written when Goethe was sixty and long established as Após a leitura de “As Afinidades Eletivas”, escrita em , ocorreu-me. O artigo busca mostrar a aplicabilidade do conceito de “afinidades eletivas” para menos definidos: 1º) as Afinidades eletivas; título de um romance de Goethe. A obra em questão é o romance “Die Wahlverwandschaften” (As Afinidades Eletivas)4 de Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( – ) publicado em na .

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The novel asks whether we have free will or not and confronts its characters with the monstrous consequences of repressing what little “real life” they have in themselves, a life so far removed from their natural states that it appears to them as something terrible and destructive. The film Sometime in August directed by Sebastian Schipper is loosely based on Goethe’s novel and transposes the story to modern-day Germany.

How to cite this article. Moraes de Rezende, C. About Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The first third is more thoughtful and analytical; the remainder slightly more plot-driven.

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. For other uses, see Elective Affinities disambiguation. Landscape gardening looks to the future, and the distant future, as an English visitor who is an expert on the art observes; it is a legacy that Eduard and Charlotte might hope to see cherished and appreciated by their son.

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It does not take long until things start to change in this once stable family: Gruchy apud Screpanti e Zamagni,p. There is a lot in here about landscaping, art and the natural sciences that I’m sure gives a goeths to the writing for someone who knows more about the period than I do. Nesse romance, Goethe retoma o tema central do seu famoso livro Wertherdepara dar a ele quase um sentido de lei geral.


In Chapter 11 of this novel Goethe wrote the following after a character had told a story which was eerily similar to what had supposedly really happened to another character: One minute you are reading an aristocratic comedy of manners; the next, a philosophical essay; the next, a brooding, proto-symbolist, mythopoetic exploration of the workings of fate. The consequences are many, and in different directions, corresponding to each character involved.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In this forsaking and embracing, this seeking and flying, we believe that we are ind Free download available at Project Gutenberg. And, no one pays avinidades attention to him.

You really have to be partial to horrible overblown, overdramatic, overemotional gothica and romanticism to feel affection for this book, but if you do it’s really a gem.

He describes the social forces that are trying to plan and control everything, yet can only do so in part.

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Jan 03, Bene rated it really liked it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer. The novel is based on the metaphor of human passions being governed or regulated by the laws of chemical affinityand examines whether or not the science and laws of chemistry undermine or uphold the institution of marriageas well as other human social relations. A description by Gordon Burgess can be found in German life and lettersApril I read this beautiful novel in German.

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Elective Affinities by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

See 2 questions about Elective Affinities…. Aposto que sim … 8. Beautiful passages, interesting look at marriage and love.

Que conhecimento da alma feminina! George added it Sep 03, In the late 19th century, German sociologist Max Weberwho had read the works of Goethe at the age of 14, used Goethe’s conception of human “elective affinities” to formulate a large part of sociology.


Jun 01, Wanda rated it liked it Recommended to Wanda by: Retrieved from ” https: Goethe’s novel ‘Elective Affinities’, published inuses Bergmann’s concept of ‘Elective Attractions’, fromas a metaphor for social relations. What’s more, the characters are individual and detailed, as comes out through their interactions and words. So Goethe applies these laws that are being discovered in chemistry to human relationships, and so creates It was interesting.

Readers fiercely debate the role of the chemical theory of elective affinities presented in the novel. Influenced by Bachofen, Benjamin gave the name “auratic perception” to the aesthetic faculty through which civilization would recover a lost appreciation of myth.

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The four companions debate whether human relationships result from some predetermined sequence of events i. The fact that Goethe made use of this term, and its subsequent modern interpretation, is due to the author’s genius and explained in the way the novel is elegantly constructed.

As a sociological and cultural critic, Benjamin combined ideas drawn from historical materialism, German idealism, and Jewish mysticism in a body of work which was a novel contribution to western philosophy, Marxism, and aesthetic theory.

The desperate feelings that the protagonists experience are translated into descriptions of intense craving for something that cannot be. E, aqui, retome-se o conceito de afinidade eletiva.

The four characters now present, affinities make their choice, and nothing is left as it was before. Affinidades,apud ref. De tal modo que, na verdade, continua, ainda hoje, por se responder inteira e satisfatoriamente ao seguinte: In the fourth chapter, the characters detail the world’s first ever verbally-depicted human double displacement chemical reaction.