Romanticism It was a reaction against the Enlightenment and yet akin in that
they both assumed life was designed for human happiness. However the
Enlightenment placed reason at the center of human acheivement.
Romanticismm distrusted the human intellect and placed its value on the
emotions and intutive qualities. The natural and spontaneous was deemed
good. The highest truths would be derived from the instantaneous of the
individual. It gloried in the unlimited potential of the
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Romanticism is an artistic and intellectual movement originating in
Europe in the late 18th century and is characterized by a heightened
interest in nature, emphasis on an individual's expression of emotion and
imagination, a departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and
rebellion against established social rules and conventions.
Romantic writers usually involve one or more of 7 different ideas
associated with Romanticism in their writings.The Stories LoSH & DaTW include some of these characteristics.