Literature - a Mirror of Society
The literature of a country is affected and influenced by how
the people of that country live. This paper will prove that The
French Revolution greatly influenced 19th Century French Romanticism.
First, the cultural values of the revolution will be identified.
Then, the different aspects of Romanticism will be presented. The
cultural values of The French Revolution and Romanticism will then be
linked. Finally, literary examples will be shown
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this paper has shown that the French
Revolution of 1789 greatly influenced the Romantic literature of the
proceeding 19th century France. The French cultural values before and
during the revolution have been presented. The different aspects of
Romanticism have been reviewed in detail. Then relations with
examples between the Revolution and Romanticism were presented. In
closing, I have shown how the French Revolution has had a remarkable
effect on French Romantic literature in the 19th century.