Transcendentalism And The Transcendentalism Movement Essay

784 Words Jan 29th, 2016 4 Pages
American transcendentalism is the movement begin in the mid of 1830s and the mid of 1840s, as a religious and a philosophical discussion by few ministers and has gained a lot of importance and became a dominant movement. The Transcendentalism movement is closely related to Unitarianism, in the early nineteenth century which was the very dominant and the powerful religious movement in Boston. It started to develop in the aftermath of Unitarianism taking hold at Harvard University. Many great people were involved in this fantastic movement to awake the people of their country; Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Amos Bronson Alcott, Elizabeth Peabody, George Ripley, Orestes Brownson, and some others. Thus, the transcendentalists were the remarkable men and women person whose knowledge comes from their imagination. They understand the life’s relation rather accepts the religious beliefs because these people trust themselves and their observations. Transcendentalism was run for an extended period of time, and because of this movement the United Stated got free from the system of slavery, also have positively explored the people’ mind, had reformed the society’s opinions and have played a vital role in United States literature. The Transcendentalists were the well educated people of their generation who have lived before the time of Civil War, and because of the national division and stress during that period of time provoke them to begin an effective movement, ,…

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