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Which German author of the Romantic movement wrote The Sorrows of Young Werther, a novel about a hero who completely followed his heart rather than his head? A. William Wordsworth B. Lord Byron C. Jean-Jacques Rousseau D. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

2 Answer

  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is the German author of the Romantic movement that wrote "The Sorrows of Young Werther."
  • The correct answer is D. The Sorrows of Young Werther was written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. It is a novel about a hero who completely followed his heart rather than his head. It is also an encripted autobiography of the author.

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German poet, novelist, playwright and scientist, a fundamental contributor to Romanticism, a movement he profoundly influenced.

    His work, which includes genres such as novel, lyrical poetry, drama and even controversial scientific treatises, left a deep mark on important writers, composers, thinkers and later artists, being a constant source of inspiration for all kinds of works.

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