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Romanticism. 1800-1860 We will walk with our own feet We will work with our own hands We will speak our own minds -Ralph Waldo Emerson. Characteristics of American Romanticism. Values feeling and intuition over reason

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Romanticism

Romanticism

1800-1860

We will walk with our own feet

We will work with our own hands

We will speak our own minds

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


Characteristics of american romanticism

Characteristics of American Romanticism

  • Values feeling and intuition over reason

  • Finds beauty and truth in exotic locals, the supernatural realm, and the inner world of the imagination

  • Popular authors of period: Washington Irving, Ralph Emerson, David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathanial Hawthorne, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and others.


Dark romanticism

Dark Romanticism

  • Explored conflicts between good and evil, psychological effects of guilt and sin, and madness

  • It has been suggested that Dark Romantics present individuals as prone to sin and self-destruction, not as inherently possessing wisdom

  • Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne are two examples of Dark Romantics.


What we will study

What we will study

  • Overview of Romanticism

  • Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” and “Tell-Tale Heart”

  • Selected poems by Walt Whitman and Emily Dickenson


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