Goethe as part of the enlightenment
Compare Goethes text “den versuch als Vermittler von Object und Subject” to the movement of enlightenment. Use the text “Was ist Aufklärung” (what is enlightenment) by emmanuel kant as typical text of the enlightenment period. Show how these text differ and what makes them part of the enlightenment.
Also examine what society means at that time and how these texts talk to the society. Use as a third source “the structural transformation of the public sphere” by jürgen habermas to back up your ideas.