If all goes well, if the pressure from outside and around is not too harsh, if the support from close relatives and friends is found in time and in sufficient quantity, the relation may develop from a crush to a fancy and from a fancy to real love based on attraction, mental appeal, and that may lead to an intimate physical contact, sex appeal in one word, but that remains private, though everyone will know or assume it and then react according to their own choices and sense of freedom.
His Schelling breathes energy and intelligence; his Alexander von Humboldt has something of the freshness and determination of the young voyager. So at age 41 he is still looking the way he did when 20 and the portrait, hidden away from public view is aging for one and changing in agreement with the horrors Dorian Gray does.
It had been a way of transcending the provincial narrowness of Jena and it would also overcome the restrictions of Bonn, for his later scholarly career was oriented as much to Paris and London as to the Prussian university where he was to live and work.
I can say that I attended the lectures with great pleasure. And the real reasons I should consider may make me dislike the film. August Wilhelm was to give his poem a prominent position in the reissue of his poetic works that he oversaw in
The rhyming patterns are so simple that they seem to be like the drums of some voodoo dance with a lot of Hollywood sauce on top and a simplistic comic flavour underneath. They decide to make her believe they are just roommates and that Alim is in love with a girl.
But he will not be able to keep him in Great Britain after the arrival of Hitler because a British civil servant will understand the sexual dimension of the attachment and refuse the visa. The tremendous condemnation of any gay orientation by his mother creates in him a tremendous struggle due to his attachment to his mother.
To him we owe the only portrait of Wackenroder that we have, the sole record of Ludwig and Sophie Tieck as young writers, the only convincing memorial to Auguste Böhmer. On French culture in general, there was his ostinato voice of hostility; and there was more to come in that Comparaison of and in the Vienna Lectures.