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Name: Mart’Chavious Johnson Date: 2/20/19 Facilitator: Ms. McMillian School: Keith Middle High School 3.03 Irving’s Hero Part A Directions: Read back through Irving’s “Rip Van Winkle” noting textual evidence for Romanticism qualities. Romantic Trait Common attitudes Textual Evidence A distrust in civilization In place of these, a lean, bilious-looking fellow, with his pockets full of handbills, was haranguing vehemently about rights of citizens—elections—members of congress —liberty— Bunker's Hill—heroes of seventy-six—and other words, which were a perfect Babylonish jargon to the bewildered Van Winkle. Nostalgia for the past Rip's heart died away at hearing of these sad changes in his home and friends and finding himself thus alone in the world. Every answer puzzled him, too, by treating of such enormous lapses of time, and of matters which he could not understand: war— congress—Stony Point; —he had no courage to ask after any more friends, but cried out in despair, "Does nobody here know Rip Van Winkle?" Concern for individual freedom The orator bustled up to him, and, drawing him partly aside, inquired "on which side he voted?" Rip stared in

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