Monthly Archives: April 2013

British Romanticism

“On the Discrimination of Romanticisms” by: Arthur O. Lovejoy Synopsis: The main point that Lovejoy is addressing is that Romanticism comprises of so many different authors, ideologies and theories that it is almost impossible to have a clear-cut definition of … Continue reading

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Summaries and Interpretations

Elizabeth Fay Elizabeth Fay’s informative introduction from her text, A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism, conveys her opinion of the works of British Romantic female writers. First, Fay cites that it is unusual to characterize novelists or female writers as consequential … Continue reading

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Anetta Newcamp, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Interpreting Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Although I was cognizant of a multitude of possible symbols in the poem during my initial examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” I … Continue reading

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Bria Hood “Frost at Midnight”: Getting Back to Nature

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Frost at Midnight” is a free verse conversation poem originally written in 1798. In the poem Coleridge uses strong descriptive imagery to emphasize his idea that his son needs to be raised in nature. Coleridge exhibits a … Continue reading

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Claudia Mitchell, “Beachy Head”

Photograph from BBC website, originally taken at Abbot Hall Art Gallery & the Lakeland Arts Trust Charlotte Turner Smith was born to a wealthy family in London in 1749, and she received a diverse education during her early years.  She … Continue reading

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Bria Hood

“On the Discrimination of Romanticisms” In the essay “On the Discrimination of Romanticisms” Arthur O. Lovejoy calls attention to idea that the term Romanticism may not be attributed to one distinct meaning. The term “Romanticism” encompasses many meanings that may … Continue reading

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