Nature: The Power Of Beauty In The Romantic Era

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“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” Poets and authors who lived throughout the British Literature Romantic Era in would agree to this statement. The poets and authors of the Romantic era such as Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and C.S. Lewis believed that beauty was found in nature. They believed nature had the power of healing. They carefully crafted nature and exploration into their novels because they believed that nature added a layer of complexity and interest to the novels. Jane Austen, a well-known author, published her most famous novel, Pride and Prejudice, in 1813. Austen incorporated nature into Pride and Prejudice. The Bennet family home was constantly buzzing with excitement and chaos. Many instances throughout the book…show more content…
Lewis, the intelligent man behind the famous stories of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe published in 1950, incorporated nature through symbols in his novels. The Witch in the novel was a symbol for winter, a season in nature. She was cold hearted, bitter, and evil. As Lucy’s journey continued the reader learned that spring had never come to the land of Narnia. Lucy discovered from the fawn that in order for the weather to change, and the snow to disappear, the witch must be dead. Once the snow finally began to disappear, and the weather warmsed up, the reader notices that the witch was losing her power. As the snow melted, the witch’s sleigh got stuck in the ground. Once the queen died, the weather was warm and spring had sprung. Another underlying theme of nature was through the sea in the novel The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The sea, which was a part of the beauty that embodied nature, played a small role in the novel. The readers learn throughout the story that the emperor of the sea was Aslan’s father, also alluded to as God himself. The sea became a barrier between Narnia and the outside world. This was seen as a strong message and portrayed that authors viewed nature as a powerful
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