Victorian Social Class

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Victorian Era Although the Romantic period was really focused on the nature and imagination the Victorian era was a different story. The Victorian Era was similar but no different to the Neoclassical period. The Victorian Era was strict and had a strict Monarchy government that had rule that were suppose to be followed at every minute of every day. Religion was also very strict the main religion was christianity. The rules were strict and harsh and had to be followed at precisely the rich minute or a person would get in trouble. Social Class was a big part of the Victorian Era. The Victorian Era lasted from about 1830-1901. Queen Victoria had the power over society. The social classes which consisted of the lower class, the middle class, and the upper class. All these classes had a different aspect in society. The poetry of the Victorian Era could be affected based on the class someone was part of and that didn’t have access to the same materials to the other classes. Some of the major events that could affect the poetry of the Victorian Era could be the construction of the railroad and the reform bill of 1832. The construction of the railroad in 1830 created another mode of transportation which made trade even easier than by boat. The Reform Bill of 1832 created a major effect …show more content…

One major Characteristics of the American Renaissance was the art and the expanding of literature. In the article, American Renaissance, the author states, “American Renaissance, also called New England Renaissance , period from the 1830s roughly until the end of the American Civil War in which American literature, in the wake of the Romantic movement, came of age as an expression of a national spirit” (britannica 1). The poetry would be affected because there are different styles of poetry that can change the meaning of one poem. Literature was seen in a different way back in the American

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