Essay Topic 1
Kierkegaard is the author writing from the perspective of a man who has come upon the letters of a man named Johannes, who Kierkegaard intends to represent himself.
Part 1) Why does Kierkegaard want to write as if he is Johannes? What can be learned regarding this book from reading the introductory?
Part 2) What can be learned about the author from this story? How is he like Johannes? How might the real Cordelia feel about this story? Is she much like the Cordelia in the story? If so, how? If not, why not?
Part 3) What is your opinion of Johannes? Do you have the same opinion of the author? Should the author have written this book about his life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The introduction ends with three stories from Cordelia.
Part 1) Why does she write these letters? What can you learn about her from...
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