Questions and Answers for Buddenbrooks
In Buddenbrooks, Is Ida Jungmann a leitmotif or a thread of anything through the book?
The character of Ida Jungmann could be said to be the still point of the turning world for the Buddenbrooks family. Though the world outside may change, they have managed to weather many storms,...
Explain the concept of burghery in this book.
The family chronicle Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann is a narrative about the zenith and the subsequent degradation of a once-powerful elite family of the German bourgeoisie. The family history begins...