THE TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
GIVE AMPLE EXAMPLES FROM THE TALES – where appropriate!
1. What are some of the characteristics of H. C. Andersen’s writing style 2. What characterizes the European 19th c.? 3. Give at least three examples of how the age Andersen lived in is displayed in his tales. 4. Which tale did you enjoy the most and why? 5. What was it in the unique personality of Andersen that made possible his astounding artistic achievement? 6. What are the characteristics of Romanticism as an artistic and literary movement? 7. What are the characteristics of the Danish Golden Age of Arts and Letters, of which Andersen was a representative? 8. Compare the traditional folk tale and legend genres to the artistic creations of Andersen. 9. What was the attitude of the Danish critical establishment towards Andersen’s works during his lifetime? 10. How is love typically depicted in the tales by Andersen? 11. What was Andersen’s vision for the future? 12. What was Andersen’s vision for the experience of death and the after–life?
I will upload some Power Point and name of stories, And you can use this PPT and stories to answer these questions.