Flashcards on Literary Movements: Romanticism

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What is Romanticism?

An artistic and intellectual movement that originated in Europe in the late 18th century, characterized by a focus on emotions and individualism.

When did the Romanticism movement occur?

Late 18th century to the mid-19th century.

Who were the key figures of Romanticism?

Writers such as William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

What were the main themes of Romanticism?

Nature, imagination, individualism, and the supernatural.

What is the significance of nature in Romanticism?

Nature was seen as a source of inspiration and a reflection of the individual's emotions.

How did Romantic writers view imagination?

They believed that imagination was a powerful force that could transform reality and provide a deeper understanding of the world.

What were some common characteristics of Romantic literature?

Emphasis on emotion, individualism, supernatural elements, and heightened language.

What are examples of famous Romantic poetry?

William Wordsworth's 'Daffodils' and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'.

What is the impact of Romanticism on literature?

Romanticism revolutionized the way literature was written and opened up new avenues of self-expression and exploration of emotions.

What came after the Romanticism movement?

The Victorian era in literature.


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