LIEUTENANT GUSTL. “Lieutenant Gustl” from Plays and Stories, by Arthur Schnitzler Copyright by . Supposed to be a lieutenant in the reserve as well!. Lecture Notes: Schnitzler, Lieutenant Gustl. I. Background –Arthur Schnitzler ( ); a contemporary of Freud’s (6 years younger than Freud); lived in. Readers of Arthur Schnitzler’s novella Lieutenant Gustl may, upon first encountering the text, feel somewhat overwhelmed by a seemingly.

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Funny, I’m actually looking forward to breakfast. But no one will guess that I had to shoot myself because a miserable baker, a low person who just happened to have a strong fist.

But I can’t do it, I’m no longer qualified for dueling. In the early hours of the morning, as he treats himself to his last breakfast, he learns that the baker died of a stroke in the night.

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The fellow next to me is clapping as if he were crazy. This novel is an early embodiment of schnigzler skepticism and despair. He shouldn’t get off so easy as that! Although i t was in a desolate part of the country, and the weather was hot enough in the summer to kill you.


Even the corporal in my own company-a handy fellow he was. No, no one could have heard it.

View all 15 comments. And there was a fellow there who wanted to smooth over matters- an elderly man with a cold in the head elutnant I was too furious! No, my good chap, you’re mistaken: The setting was described with hardly any words and yet I saw it all in a nearly perfect light.

Since when haven’t I eaten? I look at it later. I could see it, just the way she looked schnutzler me. I am not sure how overreacted this situation is displayed, or whether the codex of honour was truly this strict. What time is it anyway?

Gustl then ponders his suicide and the death of the baker, thinking he has been totally dishonored. Wichtiger ist es, zu sagen, dass man in Schnitzlers Novelle Gustl eine Nacht lang begleitet – in seinem Kopf.

Dramatic irony, or, one might say, situational irony, is irony that one finds in the development of a dramatic plot.


Why, I’m already wearing it. Nothing, nothing at all-no one heard it. Schnitzler’s monologue novella, which grants the reader no access to Gustl’s outer world, illustrates dramatically Mach’s view that the outer world has no reality independent from what is registered oeutnant an individual’s sense impressions.

Why should I bother about such things?

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I’ll burst out laughing in a minute. I must ask him again. What more is there to say? What does scchnitzler narrative strategy achieve? In fact, he is so bored that he even has to remind himself what he is watching. I know one man who’ll enjoy it: See Papa, Mama, Clara again before it’s all over. I’ll go to the colonel and tell him about the whole affair.

I won’t allow it to. They celebrate the twenty fifth anniversary of German reunification the day after tomorrow.