The Symbolists. By Kyle Danan Mar Sarmiento Emmanuel Millan. Symbolism. Era after Romanticism and before Modernism Originated with French poets in 19 th century Decadent Took “yearning for transcendence” from Romantic poets, made it more sensual, gave it to Modernists
By Kyle Danan
June 13, 1865 – January 28, 1939
February 28, 1865 – January 22, 1954
Oct 16, 1854 - Nov 30, 1900
Study the painting in the following link and explain how the symbols in the painting relay the theme of the painting. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=symbolist+paintings&FORM=HDRSC2#view=detail&id=C14F581B572570498376545833F19F779121A3EC&selectedIndex=1
Go, little book,To him who, on a lute with horns of pearl,Sang of the white feet of the Golden Girl:And bid him lookInto thy pages: it may hap that heMay find that golden maidens dance through thee.
Read the poem by Oscar Wilde above and write an essay identifying how the figurative language relates to the theme of the poem.
The yellow leaves begin to fadeAnd flutter from the Temple elms,And at my feet the pale green ThamesLies like a rod of rippled jade.
Read the excerpt of a poem above, then write an essay in which you explain how the literary devices used creates a vague and mysterious mood.