Leonce and Lena (German: Leonce und Lena) is a play by Georg Büchner ( –) which is considered a comedy, but is actually a satire veiled in humor. Title, Leonce ile Lena Volume of MitosBoyut tiyatro/oyun dizisi. Author, Georg Büchner. Publisher, Mitos Boyut Yayinlari, ISBN, Buy Leonce ile Lena by Georg Büchner (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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The president of the council comes in his room and reminds him of the wedding ceremony with Lena on the day after.

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That makes Leonce want to commit suicide by jumping into the river but Valerio stops him. The character of Leonce can be seen as an amalgamation of characterisations from plays by different authors. Concubine of Prince Leonce. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

There are leomce a number of strong links between the character of Leonce and, for example, Valeria, in Ilw ‘s Ponce de Leon and Hamletthe protagonist of William Shakespeare ‘s tragedy.

They ran away from their fate and faced another fate, but ironically the fates are exactly the same thing. A series of faceless, toadying officials of the Court of Popo who bow instantly to the word of the King.

It is a very predictable love story. When they remove their disguise it becomes known to everyone that they are the true prince and princess and their love was true.


King Peter and his followers try to figure out how to solve the problem that Prince Leonce ilr Princess Lena are not there in their wedding day. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Like Fantasiothe eponymous hero of the French play by Alfred de Musset oeonce, Leonce is much older than his years and jaded by melancholy; he cannot abide the insincerity and shallowness of courtly life and political responsibilities.

He might be described as hedonistic in his preoccupation with food, drink and a comfortable living, and this leojce materialistic aspect of his character is in stark contrast with the dreamy, contemplative melancholy of Leonce. If Leonce and Lena did not run away from their fate, they would get married, but they may not be happy with each other.

When Leonce expresses his love to Lena, she does not respond.

Valerio takes off the masks and presents the two world ils automatons. Leonce and Lena German: Leonce and Lena both decide to escape their duties as a prince and princess, and avoid their arranged marriage. Therefore, King Peter settles to make the two robots represent the prince and princess and have them married instead of the real prince and princess.

Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Articles containing German-language text Articles with Project Gutenberg links. He meets Valerio who is a lot different to him and will be his companion later. Leonce confesses to Lena he fell in love with her and kisses her ldonce she runs away.

Ruler of the Kingdom of Popo. Introduction, “Leonce und Lena and Lenz”, pp xii — xxii. However, they meet each other in Italy during their escape, fall in love, and get married. The governess feels pity for Lena and takes her out of the kingdom to escape the marriage.


The two are peonce to marry, both do not want to, so they run away, but then they meet each other.

Leonce ile Lena

This page was last edited on 30 Juneat Finally, Leonce, Lena, Valerio and the governess arrive with masks on their faces. This event is arranged and controlled by the schoolmaster.

Lena is similarly fearful of the idea of an arranged marriage and is unable to grasp i,e the state must “drive a nail through two hands which never sought each other out”. Rosetta loves Leonce but is treated cruelly by him in return. If they believe it was fate that they have met each other, then they would be together. Prince Leonce of kingdom Popo and princess Lena of kingdom Pipi have had their political marriage arranged.

There is not much about their love story in this play and they decide to be married rapidly. He reminds the peasants of their good fortune in having their betters allow them to smell the meals that they themselves cannot afford to eat.