The Sorrows of Young Werther Book Summary and Study Guide

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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, he might have been able to get over Lotte and probably would have met someone else who wasn't married and might possibly have loved him back.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Love problems?    -   Obession with uninterested person

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany

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