Author Goethe's Book
The Sorrows of Young Werther
Werther, a young German slacker, falls in love with another man's wife, Charlotte. Werther's got a thing for his friend's wife, but she's not interested. Wether soon realizes that even if she did love him back, Lotte would never leave her husband. But being friends just isn't good enough. Werther foolishly fixates on his infatuation until it drives him crazy. Then he shoots himself in the head and dies. Poor young Werther, if only he'd gotten a job...
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Message Board 10/10/2005 2:49:30 PM
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