read Friedrich de la Motte Fouqu’s Undine

Please read Friedrich de la Motte Fouqu’s Undine and answer the following questions:

1. In what way is this a fairy tale, in what way not a fairy tale? Can this question be approached both thematically and formally? (Note: “formally” means: the form of the story.)  2-3 sentences

2. How would you describe the spatial semantics of the story? (Note: this question will make more sense after we discuss “The Little Mermaid” on Monday!)  (1-2 sentences)

3. Who is the main character? And why does that question matter?  (1-2 sentences)

4. What is the relationship between Undine and Bertalda? (1-2 sentences)

5. How would you describe the changes that happen to Undine after the wedding? (1-2 sentences)

6. How does this version compare to Hans Christian Andersens “The Little Mermaid”? (You might also consider how it compare’s to the Disney film, if you’ve seen it already.) 2-3 sentences

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