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Either/Or Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Soren Kierkegaard

This is a Danish philosopher of the nineteenth century. He is exceptional from the European and North American philosophical perspectives because he participated successfully although he is a Scandinavian - such peoples normally "mind their own business" and keep to themselves in many international cultural activities. He worked from the Protestant Christian tradition which prevailed in his native culture In this, he has successfully linked philosophy and theology.

Little to no information about his behavior and lifestyle is presented during the work as it might be in a biography or autobiography. However, it is hoped and believed that much about his personal values is reflected through this nonfiction writing.

This man was able to create a very clear point-of-view in terms of the narrative that is used in the course of the work. He also creates an imaginary reader, who is surprisingly detailed. Soren Kierkegaard is...

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