Analysis Of John Keats And The Sick Rose By William Wordsworth

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Chesney Monroe October 26, 2014 Dr. Jana Chance Exam 2: Essay Identify 3 features of Romanticism and discuss how each of these features appears in two works that we have read. Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats and The Sick Rose by William Wordsworth: I. Introduction of Romanticism a. Features of Romanticism II. How these features embody the written works of Romanticism exemplified by Bright Star and The Sick Rose a. Ode to a Nightingale i. How it embodies a love of nature, imagination and emotional extremes, and individualism (human rights/rebellion) b. The Sick Rose i. How it embodies a love of nature, imagination and emotional extremes, and individualism (human rights/rebellion) III. Conclusion of similarities and differences The Romantic Era began around 1770 and brought with it a change in the political and social climate. This era was known for its connection to nature, emotion, and human feeling in the author 's writing and saw its height during the Industrial Revolution. The end of the French Revolution became an important force in propelling these new thought processes. A good number of written works were epic type that depicted a hero and a struggle of some kind. The Romantic Era had a nostalgia for the middle ages and the romance that came with it. The interest of writing about ordinary people and rebellion against convention was on the rise and for the first time, people were now regarded as individuals, oppression was sympathized, and the banner of

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