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Emily Bronte

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Christine Vu

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Events! passed in 1833, abolished the act of owning and buying slaves. Emily Brontë By Christine Vu Romanticism Transcendentalism Citations Print:

1. Barnard, Robert. Emily Bronte. 1st ed. 1. London: The British Library, 2000. 19-107. Print.

2. Benvenuto, Richard. Emily Brontë. Boston: Twayne , 1982. 24-37. Print.

3. Frank, Katherine. A chainless soul : a life of Emily Brontë. Boston: Houghton Mufflin, 1990. 61-72. Print.

4. Telgen, Diane. Novels for Students. 1st ed. 2. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. 308-320. Print.


1. "Emily Bronte". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online.
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2. Emily BrontË Biography." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Advameg, Inc., 4 Aug 2012. Web. 5 Mar 2013. <http://www.notablebiographies.com/Br-Ca/Bront-Emily.html>. Who was Emily Bronte? Born on July 30th, 1818, in Thornton, Yorkshire, England, At the age of 2, her mother died of cancer.

She attended the Clergy Daughter's School at Cowan Bridge but returned back home to Haworth when 2 of her older sisters had died. Such a wonderful childhood right? Emily became close with her sisters, Charlotte and Anne. They soon discover that they all liked writing poetry, and ended up working together to publish a collection of poems under male names. After publishing the poems, they each decided to go their separate ways and write their own novel. Emily then wrote Wuthering Heights which became known as one of the greatest novels of all time The Abolition Slavery Act The Reform Act (1832) This act mainly changed the representation in the Parliament, so that it would be a fair representation of the citizens. The Victorian Era the reign of Queen Victoria started in 1837, social classes started to reform. It was the beginning of when many artistic styles, literary schools, as well as, social, political and religious movements started to flourish. She gets really fat later on. Artistic Movements like obese fat. Romanticism The movement rebelled against classicism, and artists turned to sources of inspiration for subject matter and artistic style. Their treatment of subject was emotional rather than reasonable, intuitive rather than analytical. It was the main form of art and literature during Emily Bronte's time. Some English romantic painters are J. M. W. Turner and Thomas Cole The Voyage of Life * This movement also applied to literature, Gothic novels are an example of an extreme form of romanticism
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights is also a gothic novel. Philosophical Movements A 19th-century idealistic philosophical and social movement that taught that divinity pervades all nature and humanity.. * Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, Amos Bronson Alcott, Frederic Henry Hedge, and Theodore Parker were all main supporters of Transcendentalism Utilitarianism A movement based on the theory that one ought to maximize the overall good — to consider the good of others as well as one's own good. * the main reprentatives of Utilitarianism are Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, and Henry Sidgwick Back to Emily Bronte Emily Bronte died on December 19th, 1848 After attending her brother's funeral, Emily contracted a cold and was diagnosed with Tuberculosis a month later. Although Emily has passed away, She will continue to live on through her work, Wuthering Heights.
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