According to Emersion Waldo’s Nature (1836), “the movement of Transcendentalist was a vast and diverse phenomenon where by the representatives, in many voices, addressed themselves from various perspectives to significant concerns agitating thought in the decades that preceded the Civil War and the New England life”. The author used his characters and themes to inform the New England transcendentalism. In commenting against the values and tenets of the Age of Enlightenment, the authors exemplify commitment to the idealism of philosophy. This, in the view of diversity, may however seem hazardous to claim the values and tenets of the Age of Enlightenment as a central argument to the Transcendentalist movement. The authors also comment against the values and tenets of the Age of Enlightenment using their themes, that man and nature is one, and that God and nature need to coexist, and that when a man simplifies his life and lives with nature as one, he would be peaceful with himself and the world. This is a much more view of nature in practice. All these aspects and voices of Romanticism from the authors contribute to the development of a vigorous thought nationally. The impulse of Romanticism and Transcendentalism played a primary role in the mid 19th century. Through the themes and characters in the works of these Romanticism and Transcendentalist authors, they have vastly commented against the values and tenets of the Age of Enlightenmen
Sur Lecturer Date Romanticism and Transcendentalism The authors of Romanticism and Transcendentalist such as Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Poe communicated Romanticism in the shape of Transcendentalism through the writings of the faithful. These authors have published lengthy works in a range of types on several subjects, expressing Romantic ideals in their own way…
The essay discovers the history of fashion and trends. Fashion is a product of social, cultural and climatic forces that inhibit societies. Before the 19th century clothing was tailor made to suit the needs of each individual. However, at the advent of the 20th century, the idea of standardized clothing became more popular because of technologies.
As a colossal figure in the art world, De la Croix has bequeathed a rich collection of art. The themes of his art mirrored his concerns and gave an account of the occurrences and prevailing perceptions of his day. As a romantic, he expresses himself using nature, myth and religion as the backdrop to his pieces.
Victorian poetry explains British poetic compositions created in the period of Queen Victoria’s rule, between 1837 and 1901. It should also be observed that Irish compositions are incorporated in the British poetry category. Works of this period are tremendously distinct, which to some extent may be accounted for by different technological advancements and progressing industrialization (Abrams 108).
Romantics and Victorians alike have employed nature in different ways. Similarly, manmade objects like iron hoes are employed as well especially by Victorians. This essay concentrates on the application or lack thereof of manmade objects and nature. The Victorian period refers to the reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901.
These three autobiographies; A Narrative on the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845), My Bondage and My Freedom (1855), and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1881), were well acclaimed that many regard them
“What everybody echoes or in silence passes by as true to-day may turn out to be falsehood to-morrow, mere smoke of opinion, which some had trusted for a cloud that would sprinkle fertilizing rain on their fields” (Thoreau, 7). One of the basic principles in transcendentalism is considering worry as a form of foolishness.
This essay discovers the surrealism. The powerful influence of Sigmund Freud made them believe that the conscious mind repressed one’s power of imagination because of taboos. They emphasized on the power of imagination, a notion that made people associate them with Romanticism.