American Romanticism

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Hi future American Literature taker, I am Davon Key a former student that has taken this horrific class. I am here today to tell you about the American Romanticism Period. While in this class you will spend a long few weeks exploring the ideas of romanticism. In this period many authors wrote to tell about the love of nature, focuses of individuals, and the emphasis on emotion. As you continue to read this you will began to get a clear understanding of the American Romanticism Period.
As we progress further into this lesson you will began to read pieces of work from this time period such as, “The Devil and Tom Walker” written by Washington Irving. He described how the devil comes and deal with everyday humans. It shows how there is an evil side in everyone which is what i take from “ On one side of this inlet is a beautiful dark grove”(Irving1). What I take from that is, something can be so magnificent but still have an evil or different outcome than what you might expect. Also he tells about the supernatural side and how the devil can come and take control and how he deals and in...

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