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The measures taken is a didactic parable showing how dedication to an idealist cause sometimes does not leave room for a response to individual suffering four ‘agitators’ describe how they were forced to kill a ‘young comrade’ because of his susceptibility to pity and compromise. The measures taken is a lehrstück written by the twentieth-century german dramatist, poet and theater-director bertolt brecht the play is divided into eight sections in prose and unrhymed, irregular verse, with six significant songs.
At first brecht apparently supported the measures taken by the east german government against the uprising of 1953 in east germany, which included the use of soviet military force in a letter from the day of the uprising to sed first secretary walter ulbricht , brecht wrote that: history will pay its respects to the revolutionary impatience.
The decision (die maßnahme), frequently translated as the measures taken, is a lehrstück and agitprop cantata by the twentieth-century german dramatist bertolt brecht created in collaboration with composer hanns eisler and director slatan dudow , it consists of eight sections in prose and unrhymed, free verse , with six major songs.
Galileo by bertolt brecht brecht's play actually comes in apparently two forms, an earlier version and another version that he revised after the bombing of japan in his original play, the ending was different. Peter ferran, the measures taken is the one play everyone thinks ofin connection with brecht's unacceptable ideology because the higher good offulfilling the party's political ends is widely accepted (12. Bertott brecht the measures taken and other lehrstücke the measures taken translated frorn tbe german by cad r mueiler the exception and the rule translatedfrom tl¡e gerrnøn by ratplt manlteim he'who says yes/he's7ho says no transl'a'ted frorn tbe gerrnan b1t worngang sauerrande.