Søren Kierkegaard Writing Styles in The Seducer's Diary

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Perspective

The Seducer's Diary has three perspectives, one quite minor and the other two comprise the book. The first perspective is that of the narrator in the first several pages who has come upon Johannes's diary and is telling the reader about its contents and the events surrounding the diary. He also discusses what of Johannes and Cordelia's relationship was known to the public.

The primary perspective is that of Soren Kierkegaard, the 19th century philosopher and theologian. Soren Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark to a rich family in his area. He was widely recognized in his time and thereafter as a critic of the dominant German-language philosophy of the day, Hegelianism, following G.W.F. Hegel.

Kierkegaard's work tended to cover religious matters, such as faith in God, Christian ethics and so on. He is also seen as a precursor to modern existentialism. He...

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