17 century and 18 century (Daniel Defoe is also a novelist, born in 1660…
17 century and 18 century
Born a new form of writing: NOVELS
its charateristics were:
Novel is a long prose narrative written in prose
events were descipt in cronological order
setting is interior or exterior, time is of the day,year,season
characters were realistic and were major or minor, direct or indirect, round or flat
narrator were in 1 or 3 person, in 3 person were omniscent: obstrusive or unobstrusive
Golden age is a period called also Augustan age because is an analogy between Rome and England
Enlightnment is a movement in all Europe were intelletualist and philosopher shared their thoughs and ideas
England suffered a lot because there was the plage and two fire but England grown and whit it the middle class
Born the Journalism because everyone read the newspaper
Important journalist were Defoe,Johnson,Richardson
Daniel Defoe is also a novelist, born in 1660 into a family of Dissentor
He studied modern leanguages and started to write for the Whig party.
after Queen Anne arrested him
he became a segret agent and a novelist
He wrote 5 novels:
The most important were Robinson Crusoe which talk about a shipwreck on a desert island.
He belong to the middle class but after the shipwreck he became a trasgressor and disubidient people.
during his shipwreck he read the Bible to found comfort and guidance
Jonathan Swift is another novelist with a dual identities because born ad died in Ireland but was a English man.
He wrote Gulliver's Travel which was divided in 4 part
part 1 travel to Lilliput: sitire against Whigs and Tories
part 2 travelto Brobdingnang: satire against ladies and lord, the politics corruption
part 3 travel to Laputa:
part 4 travel to Houyhnhnms: satire againt the conflict of English society
Romanticism is a movement diffuse in alla Europe but with different charateristics.
Were influented Arts,Science, Philosophy.
There was a radical change from a farmer country toa industrial country because grown the popolation and with this the domand of beer, pots but the time was limited so needed a more efficient production.
there were two revolution: Agrarian and Instrustrial: Agrarian had two form ENCLOSURE and COMMON LAND to improve the selective breeding of cattle and farming tecniquise like crop rotation and machanisation
Industrial had new important innovations, tecniques and inventation like a new machine for cloth-making called SPINNING-JANNY
the source of the machine were initially ATER but then whit Watt STEAM POWER.
the transport became more efficient, fast and cheap.