Essay on Edgar Allan Poe 's The Black Cat

1552 Words May 25th, 2016 7 Pages
One should not confuse Romanticism with the popular means that is pertaining to love. Many Romantic authors, artists, and composers were fascinated by the middle ages and its legends of fair maidens, valiant knights, and evil villains. It was part of the reaction against the materialism and ordinariness. There had been many great writers in this time period. One of the great writers whom one might consider to read the stories of is Eden Allan Poe. Many might say that he is a gothic writer but he wrote during Romantic Movement. One of the best writings of his could be illustrated as a perfect example for Romanticism, that is, “The Black Cat”. The black cat is short story written by Edgar Allan Poe, the short story contains all the characteristics which are related to the movement Hotel. These characteristics contain murder, creepy person, and the settings of the story.
Characteristics of Romantic Movement:
Romanticism was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1750 to 1870. Romanticism 's essential energy was one of the revolt against an established order of things-against precise rules, laws, and formulas that characterized classicism in general and late 18th-century Neoclassicism in particular. “The Romantic movement may be traced to Germany in the mid-18th century ,where its tenets were expressed especially in the works of Johann…

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