The Sorrows of Young Werther – Johann Wolfgang Goethe


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Presented as a collection of confessional letters written by the eponymous protagonist, ‘The Sorrows of Young Werther’ charts the emotional journey of a young man who, during a stay in a picturesque German village, falls in love with Lotte, a local woman engaged to another man. As he realizes that his passion is doomed to failure and constant pain, Werther contemplates taking the most drastic measures.