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1) Enlightenment a) A body of examiners who study an object and try to describe it and categorize and  explain it, and therefore master it 2) Transcendentalism a) Celebrated imagination over reason b) Creativity is incredibly important i) Beneath choices are assumptions you have c) Organic existence i) Everything is a part of everything else d) Melville was fascinated by trans
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Unformatted text preview: i) Only problem with ideals is too much optimism ii) No dealing with evils of world e) Whitman is trying to find an authentic American Epic i) Songs of Self (1) Out of leaves of grass f) Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman are considered the great writers of the American renaissance...
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