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- In “Ode to the West Wind,” Shelley implores the West Wind, a powerful force of nature that Shelley identifies with his rapidly-changing reality, to “lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud!” He also expresses his almost-melancholy wish that he could be as
- Romanticism was a movement in the arts that flourished in Europe and America between 1750 and 1870. It is a term that is loosely applied to the literary and artistic movements of the time. The term Romanticism was used in England in the 18th century and came to mean “Romantic-like” because it resembled medieval romances.
- Romanticism (literature), a movement in the literature of virtually every country of Europe, the United States, and Latin America that lasted from about 1750 to about 1870, characterized by reliance on the imagination and subjectivity of approach, freedom of thought and expression, and an idealization of nature.
- Resulting in part from the libertarian and egalitarian ideals of the French Revolution, the romantic movements had in common only a revolt against the prescribed rules of classicism. The basic aims of romanticism were various: a return to nature and to belief in the goodness of humanity; the rediscovery of the artist as a supremely individual creator; the development of nationalistic pride; and the exaltation of the senses and emotions over reason and intellect.
- Literature has changed many times over history, thus giving a vast variety of writing styles. One such style that took hold in the 18th and 19th centuries was romanticism. The use of imagination, freedom of thought, and expression often characterized this style of writing.
- In every society there is a middle class. They don t have the luxuries that the elite few have, but they are far from living on the streets. They are stuck in the middle. Now, maybe it s a case of Jan Brady syndrome, but very often, the middle class would like to be at the top.
- Romanticism began in the mid-18th century and reached its height in the 19th century. It was limited to Europe and America although different compatriots donated to its birth and popularity. Romanticism as a movement declined in the late 19th century and early 20th century with the growing dominance of Realism in the arts and the rapid advancement of science and technology.
- It can be argued that the vanguard of development has always been reflected in the arts of a culture. It is the poets, the dreamers and artists who are the architects of the future; the ones who build the world they want to live in, the ones who dream out loud 1.
- Most people, nowadays, want to become wealthy and live in the lap of luxury. Everyone wants that million dollars, and to make it to the Promise Land. We use literature to spill our thoughts and tell stories about history. History and literature are linked in that they depend on each other for existence.
- The introduction to Stephen Vincent Ben t from the Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism states: He conveyed his faith in the enduring existence of America s fundamental ideals: the virtues of the democratic system of government, the possibility of a common spirit unifying a diverse populus , and, most importantly, the value of the individual (TCLC 68).
- In response to this disillusionment, people started to envision the world differently than they had before. They saw nature as all beautiful, powerful, and perfect. Previously, the inspiration for literature was law, order, and religion; now, it is in the writers imagination and powerful emotions.
- Ambrose Bierce wrote “The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” during the turn of the nineteenth to twentieth century. During this time period the two writing styles of romanticism, and realism were coming together. This melding of styles was a result of the romantic period of writing and art coming to an end, just at realism was beginning to gain popularity.
- The term ‘romanticism’ is used to describe the aesthetic movement during the period from about 1776-1834. It was a revolutionary movement because it focused on ideals which in stark contrast to the ‘Classical’ movement, The Enlightenment, which preceded it.
- Romanticism was a movement in literature that took place in virtually every country in Europe, North America, and Latin America. The Romantic Period lasted from about 1750 until 1870. Romanticism is characterized by the reliance on imagination and technique, freedom of thought and expression, and an idealization of nature.
- It is exactly this type of thinking that led to the Transcendental philosophy of the 1800s. This philosophy forever change people?s lives, but today we really only know about Transcendentalism from our history books. Today everybody live in a modern world.
- Romanticism originated in Europe around 1750 with celebrated authors including: John Keating, William Wordsworth, and Percy Shelly. This literary trend soon after crossed the Atlantic appearing in the works of poets such as: Walt Whitman, Henry Thoreau, and Ralf Emerson.
- Romanticism, as stated in the American Heritage Electronic Dictionary is, “An artistic and intellectual movement originating in Europe in the late 18th century and characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on the individual’s expression of emotion and imagination, departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against established social rules and conventions.
- While skimming through different poems from poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, and Percy Shelly I found it difficult to find a poem that I could relate both the idealism of romanticism and what I have read of Frankenstein. While reading the poem “Most Sweet It Is” by William Wordsworth I found the most satisfying for both the criteria.
- In the middle of this century, the South was sharply divided along racial lines. Class distinctions and prejudices left over from the era of slavery caused racial tension as blacks fought for equal rights. Violations of this class system were the basis for Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
- When Cindy Porter was twenty five, a single mother, and living in the projects of Philadelphia she wrote a novel. Her novel was a story about a teenage boy who had grown up in poverty. The boy’s daily confrontations with the hardships of his own life proved him to be incapable of dealing with such matters as he slipped into destructive patterns at school, home, and on the streets.