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Unformatted text preview: a. How did abolitionism and puritanism interact? 9. What were the contributions of Lane Seminary and Oberlin College to abolitionism? IV. Romanticism 10. How did Romanticism differ from Enlightenment Classicism? a. What was the generational attraction of Romanticism? 11. How did Kant strike a blow against Classicism, and in favor of Romanticism? 12. How did Theodore Parker's version of Christianity lead him to abolitionism? a. and how did Kant fit into his views? 13. What was Brook Farm? Relation to Romanticism? Its significance? a. Terms/IDs: epistemology V. Harriet Beecher Stowe 14. Her childhood combined conservative theology, and progressive education. Explain. 15. Concerning Uncle Tom's Cabin a. what was the contribution of her Cincinnati sojourn? b. What are the merits/demerits of the book? (and significance) VI. Walt Whitman 16. Discuss the biography of Whitman. Where did he obtain his poetic themes? 17. How did his Leaves of Grass express themes of Romanticism? 18. Note: Civil War as the Great Divide in American thought...
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- Spring '08
- Uncle Tom's Cabin