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romanticism
a literary, artistic,and philosophical movement characterized chiefly by an emphasis on the imagination and emotions.
infinite
being without limits of any kind.
reform
to make better or improve by removal of faults.
scholar
one who has done advanced study in a special field.
international
of, or relating to, or affecting two or more nations.
prosperity
the condition of being successful or thriving.
era
a period of time reckoned from some special time or event.
intuition
the power of knowing immediately and without consious reasoning.
classical
a. Of or relating to European music during the latter half of the 18th and the early 19th centuries.
b. Of or relating to music in the educated European tradition, such as symphony and opera, as opposed to popular or folk music.
emperor
the sovereign ruler of an empire.
empress
the wife or widow of an emperor. a woman who holds an imperial titile in her own right.
enlightenment
A philosophical movement of the 18th century that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms
nationalism
loyalty and devotion to a nation.
classicism
the principles or style emobodied in the literature, art, or architecture of ancient Greece or Rome.
antiquity
matters relating to the life or culture of ancient times.
linguistics
the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and development of language, languages, or a language
standard
something set up by authority or by general consent as a rule for measuring or as a model.
standardized
to compare with or bring into conformity with a standard.
Gothic
or, relating to, or resembling the Goths, their civilization, or their language.
tyranny
a government in which absolute power is vested in a single ruler.
culture
the characteristic features of a civilization including its beliefs, its artistic and material products, and its social institutions.
logic
a science that deals with the rules and tests of sound thinking and proof by reasoning.
genre
a distinctive type or category of literary composition.