Characteristics of Victorian Poetry for Test

Characteristics of Romantic
Poetry for Test
Find a different poem as an example of each
1. Nature was a common theme
2. The exotic and/or supernatural
3. Imagination and emotion were
expressed over reason
4. Importance of the value of the individual
5. Sense of liberated energy and a time of
promise/renewal of the world
6. Medieval subjects and settings
7. Poets felt unappreciated or
misunderstood by their peers