Every human being is entitled to their own belief in the world. America allows writers the freedom to publish their theoretical belief and also spiritual preference without ridicule. The authors Friedrich Nietzsche and Stephen Crane both depict differing relationships with god in comparison to the god that is presented in the bible in Psalms twenty-three. The three literary pieces are prime examples of author 's bringing their spiritual and personal beliefs to life through fine dialogue.Each writer describes god in differing tones to describe their experience with the divine. In the text ‘The Gay Science’ by Friedrich Nietzsche he sets a heavy tone through his negative dialogue while Stephen Crane, Author of ‘A Man Said to the Universe’ offers a more unconcerned tone. In contrast to Nietzsche and Cranes’ writing, King David in Psalms twenty-three completely worships God and sets an adoring tone. The purpose of this essay is to provide the audience with a clear understanding of each narrator 's viewpoint of the divine and how they significantly differ each others.
Friedrich Nietzsche gives the narrator of ‘The Gay Science’ a very ery and maligning tone as he speaks to this nonexistent co defendant in the murder of the divine. The narrator sees god as figurative corpse that has suffered in death. The foreseer believes that god is dead and that he and man are responsible for the death. Imaginably the first thought that anyone would wonder is how? How does one kill god when we