Date of Award
Senior Scholars Paper (Colby Access Only)
Colby College. English Dept.
Gordon Winslow Smith
The theme of this study is individual freedom as expressed throughout Andre Gide's works. The object of th1~ study is to establish the contention that unremitting search for human freedom is the unifying trait in Gide' s personality and outlook on life and that it is the key to an understanding of his message. In this work I shall examine Gide's philosophy through his life and works in order to show that his philosophy of life is based on a realization that freedom comes with inquiry, self-analysis, and an acceptance of chosen duty.
Andre Gide, freedom, philosophy
Recommended CitationFrench, Paulette, "The Insatiable Seeker: A Study of the Concept of Individual Freedom in the Works of Andre Gide" (1963). Senior Scholar Papers. Paper 414.
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