Romantism Era

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Around the time of the industrial Revolution many people wanted to join the aristocratic societies. However there were those people who decided to revolt against these people and thus the Romantic era began. It was a way for people to express their emotions in life with those related to nature. Many people began to embrace their thoughts and experiences regarding nature. During this time the ideas of those who began this revolution also known as the Romantic era influenced not only literature and art but also history. Romantic era not only embraced nature rather showed a true perspective to what how those felt about themselves and the world they lived in. In a sense this was a way for people to express themselves and take them away from the world they were living in.
During the romantic era artists began to express themselves as writers did. They began to paint with a new focus on nature showing there emotions and there view of nature weather it be a panting of beauty or one reflecting the sadness through nature and the natural world. The artist during this time could use not only the ideas from real life to express but also the freedom of their imagination. This was a chance for them to be taken from this world and express how they saw fit and it is show through out their works. Adolf Hiremy-Hirschl was a painter in the era of romanticism. His painting Seaside Cemetery 1897 reminded me of the Poem Tell tale heart by Edgar Allen Poe while he describes the silence that is night with the pounding of the heart. “And now, at the dead hour of night, and amid the dreadful silence of that old house, so strange a noise as this excited.” (Norton, p.704) This quote to me represents this painting in the way that the author is contrasting the night silence with the loud pounding of the heart. The artist shows the contrast that is death being so quiet and fragile but…...

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