American literature: THE ENLIGTHENMENT
...American independence. The people of this generation should be proud of his dedication to the communal interest. He never used his talents for his... Kavitha Yarlagadda January 20, 2007 The Enlightment The 18th century was the period of revolution in America and France, which saw liberalism, freedom from restraint, people experimented in science, this period saw the increase in rational religion known as deism, scientific interest, increase in patriotism and materialism.
Annis Boudinot Stockton’s poems, were mostly related to issues of sentiment, emotions and patriotism, most of her poems which remained unpublished, give a glimpse of the historical moment in the 18th century . Stockton was a woman who h...