Analysis Of Nathaniel Hawthorne 's ' The Scarlet Rye ' Essay

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American romanticism is a value or ethics in our society whether transcendentalism or dark romanticism. It was a complex artistic,literary,and philosophical movement that started in the second half of the 18th century in Europe which gained strength to the American as a reaction against rationalism and imperialism. Romanticism values are peaceful and mellow to our nature and a reaction against negativity. It is also a concept of truth through our technology,society,logic,and sophistication, which mean being loyal to yourself. For example an artist or author these works mean a lot to them and is romanticism because it holds true to them and their own work. The view of romanticism knowledge is truth being found through feeling, imagination, and intuition, this is different from rationalism because rationalist believe in religious belief or emotion response . Romanticism is one to believe in because it shows proof and works through others not through a belief . Nathaniel Hawthorne can be describe as a dark romantic through his parable and symbols. Hawthorne was born in 1804 and spent most of his life in prison for exactly 12 years. While being in prison he became interested in writing. Additionally he was recognized as a writer and won the admiration of his contemporaries. His first book that was published was in 1837. Sadly he passed away on May 18,1864. His writing attempt to be and inspiration to other through his symbolism and words.
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