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    Romanticism, Romanticism, in a way, was a reaction against rigid Classicism, Rationalism, and Deism of the eighteenth century. Strongest in application between 1800 and 1850, the Romantic Movement differed from country to country and from romanticist to romanticist. Because it emphasized change it was an atmosphere in which events occurred and came to affect not only the way humans thought and expressed them, but also the way they lived socially and politically (Abrams, M.H. Pg. 13). “Romanticism

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    Romanticism Romanticism is a movement in the arts that flourished in Europe and America throughout much of the 19th century from the period of the French revolution in 1789. Romantic artists’ glorified nature, idealized the past, and celebrated the divinity of creation. There is a fundamental emphasis on freedom of self expression, sincerity, spontaneity and originality. The movement rebelled against classicism, and artists turned to sources of inspiration for subject matter and artistic style

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    Dear,Next years victims of romanticism I’m coming to you to tell you about romanticism and ways you could understand it more.Now romanticism is not what you may think it is,or atleast what I thought it was when I first heard the word romanticism.I thought it had something to do with love,romance,and things of that sort.In literature We study Romanticism in American Literature,which would me american romanticism in this case.In American Romanticism Characters show youthful qualities,these characters

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    Romanticism "In spite of its representation of potentially diabolical and satanic powers, its historical and geographic location and its satire on extreme Calvinism, James Hogg's Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner proves to be a novel that a dramatises a crisis of identity, a theme which is very much a Romantic concern." Discuss. Examination of Romantic texts provides us with only a limited and much debated degree of commonality. However despite the disparity of Romanticism (or

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    Romanticism The literary period of Romanticism has been ranked among the most influential in America. Filled with intense feelings and emotional reactions, Romanticism embodied independence from the strictness of Puritans. Some authors manifested the optimistic components of Romanticism. Other authors created a subgroup that focused on the mysterious side of Romanticism. It was because of these people that Romanticism was born. In the years before Romanticism being contaminated with the strictness

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    Dear Tortured Students of Ms. Thornton’s Class, I am Mattie Jones. I am currently learning about American Romanticism. I did not understand American Romanticism as well as I had wanted to. I know how bad American Romanticism is, trust me I am doing it. To help you when you come upon this awful unit, I shall explain my understanding of the American Romanticism time. In the story “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, it shows a lot of romantic characteristics. “But it was well known

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    Romanticism “ Bells bells bells bells bells bells bells” this quote from Edgar Allen Poes’ The Bells, is one poem that had great influence on early 19th century literature. During the early 1800’s , writers Poe, Irving, and Cooper display characteristics of Romantic writers. Cooper diplays characters with honest expression to their feelings. This appeal to emotion rather then reason is one characteristic of Romanticism. “Deerslayer raised the Indian in his arms, and carried him to the lake…

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    Romanticism When we think of romance or romantic we often associate the term with love. People talk about how they want their significant others to be more ‘romantic’. But what does the term ‘romantic’ really mean. Does it mean giving flowers, spending an evening alone by candlelight, bringing home extravagant gifts, or reciting beautiful poetry. Within today’s society it can mean any one of those things and many more. But in the late eighteenth, early nineteenth century

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    Romanticism, also known as the Romantic era, is an idea that spread throughout many facets of the arts and culture. Romanticism rejects the ideas of order, harmony, balance, idealization and the rationality of the ideas of the Classical era that came before it. Romanticism is a reaction against the Enlightenment and the idea of physical materialism. The key characteristics of Romanticism are the deepened appreciation of nature, choosing emotion over reason, and the senses over intellect. Romantics

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    ROMANTICISM In the nineteenth century, the foundation of American literature had a profound change. This was called from Reason to Romance or Romanticism. With many contributions of famous writers such as Irving, Cooper, Bryant, and Poe composed the stories and poems which all of them had a great value in the American literature. What is the Romanticism and how dies it effect to the American literature? By taking some compositions from these writers, there will be good answers for those questions