The Pros And Cons Of Romanticism

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Romanticism emerged in the late 18th and early 19th century. During that time Romanticism, instead of Classicism, became a literary movement and literary trend throughout Europe.(1) Romanticism is not only limited to literary categories, it is also a movement that people went to against the old tradition. Romanticism pursues freedom, equality, and fraternity(1). It also opposed the conventions of Classicism, which suppressed individuality. Demanded Romanticism, the liberation of personality and absolute freedom of creation, denying artists follow any rules. Their literary ideas, and literary practices are both highly praised for humanism(2). Victor Hugo said: “ Romanticism is nothing more than liberalism in literature.” its purpose that Romanticism…show more content…
Walt Whitman thinks death is by chance: “ Then to the third—— a face nor child nor old, very calm, as of beautiful yellow-white ivory;-”(Walt Whitman, 13)(). Nor child nor old, in front of Death, everyone is equal. Walt Whitman is a man who is against slavery during the Civil War. He said: everyone is equal, it does matter if a person’s skin is black or white, they all have the same red-running blood. As he said in I Sing the Body Electric. Walt Whitman is comparing Death and Race, everyone is equal. Death happened all over the place. In the beginning Emily Dickinson’s thought and her work was not being understood. She wrote down I DIED for beauty this poem, in this poem she had a different understanding of death. In this poem Emily Dickinson showed the person who can be resting in peace, to be immoral after death, is the person who only lives for beauty and truth. “And, so as kinsmen met at night, -” (Emily Dickinson, 9)(). “as kinsmen” Emily Dickinson is using the metaphor that the talking between two departed saints assimilates with the talking between two family members. She uses this way to show the emotional resonance between the dead. I DIED for Beauty this poem shows Emily Dickinson feels Death is nature and ease. When she gets older, Emily Dickinson feels death always follow her around: “So huge, so hopeless to conceive-| As these that twice befell.”(Emily Dickinson, 5-6 )(). In this poem, Emily Dickinson feels…show more content…
Both of them wrote a lot of poems about death and God. In A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim, Walt Whitman shows he saw God’s face on a dead body; “Young man I think I know you - I think this face is the face of the Christ himself,-| Dead and divine and brother of all, and here again he lies”(Walt Whitman, 14-15)(). He saw God through dead bodies, when people died, God will go into those bodies and bring their soul to heaven. “This world is not Conclusion” (Emily Dickinson, 1)(). Emily Dickinson straightforward shows she believe there is another world after life. “Conclusion” is the end, or the beginning of life. “It beckons, and it baffles ——| Philosophy, don’t know——”,(Emily Dickinson, 5-6)(). “Philosophy” shows even the smartest person can not understand is there really have a heave. In My Life Closed Twice before its Close, Emily Dickinson shows she is questioning is there a God, is there a heaven. Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, they both think there is another world after

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