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David McHugh March 11, 2004 World Civ. II Honors Mr. Potter Outline VI - p. 603-608 I. Romanticism began in the mid to late 19th century and is typified by the emphasis on emotions and deep inner feelings. A. Romantic writers, such as Johann Wolfgang von Geothe, wrote novels or plays which contained great tragedies. Thomas Carlyle was a Romantic philosopher, and he argued that the “great man”, or hero, is what determines history. Many other romantic writers focused on history. B. This focus on history naturally welcomes the glorification of nature, since the Romantic writers look back to their home, before the huge factories and hard conditions. This love of nature is seen in poets such as William Wordsworth. C. Art in the Romantic Period also reflects this type of sentiment. Many art peices reflect the artists’ feelings as they really are--dreary, oncoming
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Unformatted text preview: storms, and the wonderful past. Caspar David Freidrich and Joseph Malford William Turner are two Romantic artists who focused on landscapes to express moods. This expression in the art may foreshadow the coming of new ideologies such as realism. D. Music, along with art and literature, sought to bring out the emotions in man. Beethoven represented the transition from Classicism to Romanticism, as he went on to compose his famous symphonies. Hector Berloiz was a musician who focused on depicting moods and actions in his music. E. The hard living conditions during the Industrial Revolution also brought a revival in the church during the Romantic Period. Both Protestant and Catholic churches experienced revivals, some of which is definitely due to the new “theraputic man” and the need for escape during the Romantic Period....
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