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Comments On Faust Part XVI

Comments On Faust Part XVI

Continuing with my comparison of the images of transformation in Faust and Zarathustra, I would now like to see if I can discover whether Faust exhibits the characteristics of Zarathustra’s lion. Zarathustra says: But in the loneliest desert the second metamorphosis occurs: the spirit here becomes a lion; it wants to capture freedom and be lord in its own desert. This transformation comes because of solitude. Zarathustra had traveled to the mountains where he lived alone for ten years. The…

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