When Men Make Gods There Is No God Analysis

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''Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood.'' - Friedrich Nietzsche '' When men make gods, there is no God!'' - Eugene O'Neil Life of Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was born on 15th Oct, 1844 and passed away on August 25th in 1900. He was a composer, a passionate poet, an influential philosopher and a renowned cultural critic. Aristotle said that metaphors are a sign of genius and Nietzsche had plenty of genius to display in that particular area. He showed a fondness for irony, wit and metaphors in his various theories and philosophies, which are still quoted and used…show more content…
Both his parents had also passed away by now and this only resulted in him becoming stronger and producing works of greater quality on the stage. In 1936, he became the first American playwright to receive the Nobel Prize in literature for, ''the power, honesty and deep-felt emotions of his dramatic works, which embody an original concept of tragedy." He soon suffered from another personal tragedy when he had a falling out with his daughter Oona and ended their relationship after she decided to marry actor Charlie Chaplin. After a notable absence from the dramatic world and the stage, O'Neill returned to the theatre with one of his most celebrated plays, The Iceman Cometh. In 1953, at the age of 65, Eugene O'Neill passed away due to bronchial pneumonia. In 1957, Long day's journey into night, a semi-autobiographical play by O'Neill was performed on Broadway to excellent reviews and O'Neill received a posthumous Pulitzer for this drama, which is often regarded as his masterpiece and is often shortlisted as one of the finest American plays of the 20th century. ickey was in the right and there's only one dark way out of this deep and lightless pit that life
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