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In class we learned about a man named Goethe He developed a way to critique any category of art whether it be a poem oil painting or a play According to the World Book Encyclopedia Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749-1832 was a German poet novelist and playwright He ranks among the most important and influential writers of modern European literature Goethe was also a leading thinker and scientist The scope and originality of his literary works and the diversity of his intellectual pursuits make him the central figure of German classical and romantic literature Goethe learned to discipline his passions and he developed a greater balance between emotion and reason Now that we have some background on Goethe we can focus on his questions of analyzing art These three questions are as follows 1 What is the artist trying to do 2 How well does the artist do it and 3 Is it worth doing The preceding questions could be answered in aim of the painter actor director scene designer make-up artist and so on In analyzing Curse of the Starving Classes with Goethes questions I will keep my focus on the playwright Sam Shepard His is a story that I dont come across very often I believe Mr Shepard wrote this play to bring a variety into the theatre as well as writing about something he knows and has lived through Just the fact that this story is his life memory brings feeling and passion to the script Perhaps Im digging this too deep but it is one thing to make up a story and another to actually have been there What is the artist trying to do In my opinion Shepard is sharing his past as well as offer a lesson to be learned This story could bring about different feelings anywhere from appreciation of what one has to complete and utter boredom Personally it helped me realize that my family
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