ROMANTICISM (Late XVIII- Early XIX)
(Late XVIII- Early XIX)
Instrument to criticize progress
: rural lanscapes clean and unspoiled
Not describe the world as it is, but rather as how it could be.
Men are not over nature as in the Enlightenment
Usually flanked by nature
comes from Shakespeare
exaltation and idealization of the individuals who live outside of the corrupting influence of modern, industrialized word
Exploration of the dark human side
Consequence of the human consciousness
People is more sensitive and thinks more deeply
Force that can't be controlled
Right to be in love
Idealization of the Middle East culture
Life without the pressure of social and cultural conformity
Mysterious and dangerous
From the Middle Age
wild, fantastic, supernatural, ritualistic, irrational, mystery, gloom and terror.
Insignificance of human in front of the bigness and the beauty of the nature
Result of two contradictory concepts
Pleasure and wonder
Terror and awe.
Considered as beautiful and mystical