Rereading Faust to prepare for my exam – Reflexion

I read Faust during the Christmas holiday and so it’s been a while: we talked about the drama during the whole months of January and February and actually wanted to write our exam straight away, but then corona and lockdown complicated the situation. I’m back in school now and have to take my exam on Tuesday and so I’ve had so spend a little more time with Goethe again – so here are my new and more-structured, well-informed thoughts!

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1984 – Review

Wow. I finally finished 1984 and tomorrow, I have to present it in class. That’s very good time management. Anyways, I have a pretty different feeling towards it now than after having read the first thirty pages as well as the minutes after finishing it completely vs. now, having informed myself on why the book was written (politics etc.) So this shall be a very interesting review: here are my thoughts on George Orwell’s 1984!

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Let’s Talk Bookish: required reading!

It’s Friday, it’s been a stress free week with a stressful weekend to come, but only great things I have to plan so that’s not too bad! This evening, I’m going to dinner with three of my best friends and I’m super excited! I mean we see each other in school every day, but it’s nice to get some quiet time and talk while devouring a pizza/pasta! To the bookish part – for today’s tag, hosted as always by Rukky @Eternitybooks, we are discussing a super important and hot topic: required reading: a punishment or a blessing in disguise?

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Faust – Review

It’s finally done – I just finished Faust and I am beyond happy to not have died. In the history of every German student to have ever walked the planet, this famous play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is considered the hardest, weirdest and worst play ever. Here are my slightly different thoughts, aka not too bad!

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Top Ten Tuesday: books I hope to find under my tree!

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s Christmas Eve again, I have waited all year long for this day to come (as you can tell, this is my favorite holiday!) and now it’s finally here – my aunt, my mum and I just prepared our annual festive dinner, later we’re all going to church and then the whole family is coming over. So in case Santa reads my blog, here are all the books I hope to find under my tree!

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