Thomas Mann's "Death in Venice" and "Tonio Kruger". Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Thomas Mann's "Death in Venice" and "Tonio Kruger".
This study compares the author's treatment of the quest of the artist in two works by Thomas Mann --- "Death in Venice" and "Tonio Kruger".
# 18787 | 1,350 words | 3 sources | 1991 | US
Published on Feb 19, 2003 in Literature (German)


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"This study will compare and contrast two works by Thomas Mann ---"Death in Venice" and "Tonio Kruger "--- in terms of the author's treatment of the quest of the artist. Specifically, the study will focus on the different ways the two artists in the stories think of, feel about, and interact with the "outside" characters --- the unsophisticated, blonde, blue-eyed figures of infatuation. For both artists, these characters have great importance, both personally and artistically, as they attempt to formulate ideas about the relationship between art and life. The essence of the difference between the two tales is found in the ultimate isolation of Aschenbach from other human beings as a result of his quest for beauty, as opposed to the ultimate embracing of others on the part of Tonio as a result of his.

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