Nietzsche And The Superman Analysis

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Friedrich Nietzsche was a well known German philosopher in the late 1800’s. Nietzsche’s great philosophy was of the idea of a man that has surpassed all human limitations as far as intellect, body, emotions, and even mortality. Once he or she has surpassed all human limitations, he or she reaches the level of godhood. Nietzsche has given a name to the man or woman that has broken the chains of humanity and that name was the Ubermensch. Ubermensch in German translation means “the over man” or “the super man.” For generations many people, most notably artists, have been inspired and awe struck by this idea of gods amongst men. The Ubermensch has been depicted in many art works such as Edvard Munch’s The Scream. Even in modern pop culture the idea of “the super man” has carried over into comic book superheroes such The Flash, The Incredible Hulk, Green Lantern, Spiderman, and of course Superman, whose name was…show more content…
Because of this, the dialog between the characters completely deters from normal superhero comics. While these are beings of great and enormous power, the conversations they have with the other members of the Watchmen and other people are just of complex as a normal everyday conversation
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