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Romanticism Gothic

Romanticism Gothic

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Romantic and Gothic Genres
In
Frankenstein
 
Romanticism
Definition
:
Imagination over reason A movement of the eighteenth andnineteenth centuries that marked thereaction in literature, philosophy, art,religion, and politics to the formalism of the preceding (Neoclassic) period.
T
he Neoclassic period valued
reason, formal rules, and demandedorder in beauty.
General or universal characteristics of human behavior ±subject of art
 
Romanticism
V
ictor Hugo called Romanticism
³
liberalism in literature.
´
It freed theartist and writer from restraints andrules.
 A current definition
:
a psychologicaldesire to escape from unpleasantrealities.

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