The Romanticism Period By William Cullen Bryant

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First of all, the Romanticism Period is all about the ideas of nature, beauty, fantasy, and love, not necessarily having to do with a boy and a girl. As for Realism behind all the weird and beautiful ideas to live happily ever after, the people realized the problems were not fixed with the Civil War. Therefore, the people started to convert into Realism seeing the world focusing on details, facts, and the people. The two periods follow each other because the time the world came to a revolution which the people know till this day. Such as William Cullen Bryant, who was a Romantic writer of “To a Waterfowl” and believed, creating a natural scene to teach a lesson. “Thou’rt gone, the abyss of heaven hath swallowed up thy form; yet, on my heart,” (Bryant) which the critics have suggested, “a more universal image to help in conveying his theme of the poem by blending the scenes from his reflection.”(Philip) Leaving a clear view of something floating over things and vanishing through the horizon. Other Romantic writer is Edgar Allan Poe, which wrote “Annabel Lee” a poem about his love one that passed away. He believed that even as children he and his Annabel Lee love for each other was strong that even angels wanted love like it. For example, “And so, all the nigh-tide, I lie down by the side of my darling, my darling, my life, and my bride. In her sepulcher, a monument there by the sea, in her tomb by the side of the sea.” (Locklear) Is creepy, weird and the most romantic idea…
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