9.Walt Whitman A. intensely disagreed with the American transcendentalists.B. rejected much of romanticism.C. celebrated the liberation of the individual.D. was a strong critic of American democracy.E. became a strong defender of southern institutions, especially slavery.
10.Herman Melville's most important literary work was
.11.The writings of Edgar Allan Poe were
12.Prior to the Civil War, southern writers
13. Transcendentalists A. rejected European intellectuals.B. regarded reason to be the most important human faculty.C. argued that emotional responses inhibited the internal development of individuals.D. believed all individuals should develop their intellectualism.E. argued for the liberating potential of "understanding."
14.The transcendentalist writer Ralph Waldo Emerson
15.The transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau