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Unformatted text preview: surrounded by concrete rather than grass. This migration to the urban parts of the land created in them a feeling of a lost connection with nature, the nature they worked and lived in for so long. Their arts acquired the themes of nature so that at least in art they could be one with the world again. Finally, I believe that another circumstance that contributed to the start of Romanticism was their idea that they lived in a conflictive world that needed comfort. With all the wars, the leaders desire for more power and more land, and death of their loved ones, people thought God was needed more than ever. Because of this the element of religion and the grace of God was also part of the romantic arts. God was necessary and was found when reading a poem or listening to a song....
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- Spring '07