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Transcript of Dark Romanticism
-Dylan Thomas There is the focus on the tragic
The belief in sin and evil.
An attention paid to the mysteries of life.
Does not emphasize the cynical.
A reverence for human nature(especially the bad aspects), and all its struggles. Focuses Transcendentalists-People who advocate social reform whenever appropriate The History Transcendental philosophical movement popular in the eighteenth/early nineteenth-century In the late 18th century, authors reacted against this Age and it's blind materialism and faith in reason, the Age of Enlightenment "The Dark Romantics adapted images of anthropomorphized evil in the form of Satan, devils, ghosts, werewolves, vampires, and ghouls."
-G.R. Thompson Keep in mind that Dark Romanticism has no shared, exact definition. This is due to romanticism being very loosely defined Often used synonymously with Gothic; they aren't entirely the same While Romanticism focuses on the best aspects of humanity, Dark Romanticism is the opposite It has been said that the only way to understand Dark Romanticism is to feel firsthand the emotions the authors are trying to convey -Washington Irving "Sleepy Hollow"
-William Cullen Bryant "The Murdered Traveler"
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow "The Cross of Snow"
-Oliver Wendell Holmes "Departed Days"
-James R. Lowell "The Street"
-John Greenleaf Whittier "At Eventide" Other Well Known Authors and Their Works Frankenstein
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Jayne Eyre Examples Of Dark Romanticism Classic Modern Requiem for a Dream
Film Noir (Sin City, etc.)
Batman Dark Romanticism is the first time that the market economy influenced authors http://library.thinkquest.org/C0126184/english/litamericandark.htm
http://darkromanticismpoetry.wehttp://famouspoetsandpoems.com/thematic_poems/dark_poems.htmlebly.com/http://www.heise.de/ix/raven/Literature/Lore/TheRaven.html Sources http://jeopardylabs.com/play/dark-romanticism4 http://www.imdb.com/rg/VIDEO_PLAY/LINK//video/imdb/vi3682770457/ Anthropomorphism
-Any attribution of human characteristics (or characteristics assumed to belong only to humans) to other animals, non-living things, phenomena, material states, objects or abstract concepts