Romanticism Quiz

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Romanticism Quiz Thursday December 20

Know how Romantic thinking is different from earlier time periods and literary movements (e.g., Puritan Era and Revolutionary Era/Age of Reason). Be able to list the main principles of Romanticism. Be able to explain how Transcendentalism and Dark Romanticism (i.e., Gothic) take the ideas of Romanticism in a different direction. Be able to articulate how Washington Irving’s “The Devil and Tom Walker” is an example of Romantic literature. Be familiar with the main message of the transcendentalist writings we read— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature and Self-Reliance Henry David Thoreau, Walden and Civil Disobedience Be able to list the elements that are common to Gothic literature. Be familiar with the stories of Edgar Allan Poe (i.e., “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Masque of the Red Death”) and how he sets the mood.

Romanticism Quiz Thursday December 20

Know how Romantic thinking is different from earlier time periods and literary movements (e.g., Puritan Era and Revolutionary Era/Age of Reason). Be able to list the main principles of Romanticism. Be able to explain how Transcendentalism and Dark Romanticism (i.e., Gothic) take the ideas of Romanticism in a different direction. Be able to articulate how Washington Irving’s “The Devil and Tom Walker” is an example of Romantic literature. Be familiar with the main message of the transcendentalist writings we read— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature and Self-Reliance Henry David Thoreau, Walden and Civil Disobedience Be able to list the elements that are common to Gothic literature. Be familiar with the stories of Edgar Allan Poe (i.e., “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Masque of the Red Death”) and how he sets the mood.

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