The Meaning Of Romanticism In The Chimney Sweeper By William Shakespeare
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It is so strange when you find a variety of meanings for one word, which was exactly what happened to me as I was searching for the meaning of romance. When I think of the word romance I think of love, prince, princess, castle, follower, kindle, and marriage. Google defines romance as feelings of enjoyment related to love. The romantic era was a very important era especially when it comes to literature, in this essay I will be analyzing romanticism in two poems “The Chimney Sweeper,” and “The Chimney Sweeper from the Song of Innocent.” When it comes to literature romanticism is literature showing any emotional behavior.
A famous poet in the romantic era is William Blake, he was an English poet and a writer who wrote two interesting poems, “The Chimney Sweeper,” narrated by an unknown person and “The Chimney Sweeper from the Song of Innocent,” narrated by a chimney sweeper. I felt very sad and depressed when the poet says, “When my mother died I was very young, and my father sold me.” In this quote he talks about the main people that the child sees, believes and trusts when parents involve in any subject they are responsible and they always choose the best thing for their children. The father in the poem who in my opinion is unqualified to be a father should be blamed for his decision to sell his own child to a dangerous job that damages his life in general and lead him to suffer rather than educate him or raise him to be a better person with a better job. While I was reading