Shaq vs. The Romantics<br />
Introducing Shaquille O’Neal<br />NBA Superstar<br />Rapper <br />Star of “Kazaam”<br />TV phenomenon<br />
Introducing The Romantic Period(1850-1920)<br />Emphasis:<br />Philosophy <br />Nature<br />Elegant detail<br />Freedom & ...
The Romantic Period Overview (1850-1920)<br />Art<br />Music<br />Dance<br />Paintings/Sculptures<br />Literature<br />Ref...
Dance Vote!<br />Shaq & Sons?<br />Fantasia’s Romantic Ostrich?<br />
The Romantic Period Authors & Artists (1850-1920)<br />Emphasis<br />Philosophy <br />Nature<br />Elegant detail<br />Free...
Romantic Art<br />
ShaqArt<br />
Art Vote!<br />Freestyle Shaq Rap?<br />Mary Cassatt?<br />
Romantic Philosophy<br />“For all men live by truth, and stand in need of expression. In love, in art, in avarice, in poli...
The Philosopher<br />Famous quotes from “Big Aristotle”<br />
Philosophy Vote!<br />Shaqrates?<br />Romantic Philosophers?<br />
Best overall?<br />
Transcendentalism<br />WHAT<br />Transcend: “To be or go beyond the range or limits”<br />Philosophical and social movemen...
Transcendentalism<br />WHY<br />Reaction to rationalism and rigidity<br />Champion of reform (abolition, women’s rights)<b...
Anti-Transcendentalism<br />WHY<br />Reaction to “excess” of expression, freedom<br />Reaction to lack of “moral standard”...
Weak<br />
Shaq vs. The Romantics: An Introduction to (Anti) Transcendentalism and The Scarlet Letter
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A fun twist on a very brief introduction to the Romantic Age, including Transcendentalism, and Hawthorne's role as an Anti-Transcendentalist.

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Shaq vs. The Romantics: An Introduction to (Anti) Transcendentalism and The Scarlet Letter

  1. 1. Shaq vs. The Romantics<br />
  2. 2. Introducing Shaquille O’Neal<br />NBA Superstar<br />Rapper <br />Star of “Kazaam”<br />TV phenomenon<br />
  3. 3. Introducing The Romantic Period(1850-1920)<br />Emphasis:<br />Philosophy <br />Nature<br />Elegant detail<br />Freedom & Expression<br />Contrast to “harsh” Colonial/Puritan eras<br />Leaders: <br />Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />Henry David Thoreau<br />Henry David Thoreau<br />
  4. 4. The Romantic Period Overview (1850-1920)<br />Art<br />Music<br />Dance<br />Paintings/Sculptures<br />Literature<br />Reflective<br />Humanistic <br />Philosophy<br />Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />Henry David Thoreau<br />
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  7. 7. Dance Vote!<br />Shaq & Sons?<br />Fantasia’s Romantic Ostrich?<br />
  8. 8. The Romantic Period Authors & Artists (1850-1920)<br />Emphasis<br />Philosophy <br />Nature<br />Elegant detail<br />Freedom<br />Contrast to “harsh” Puritan & Reason eras<br />Leaders<br />Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />Henry David Thoreau<br />William Wordsworth<br />
  9. 9. Romantic Art<br />
  10. 10. ShaqArt<br />
  11. 11. Art Vote!<br />Freestyle Shaq Rap?<br />Mary Cassatt?<br />
  12. 12. Romantic Philosophy<br />“For all men live by truth, and stand in need of expression. In love, in art, in avarice, in politics, in labor, in games, we study to utter our painful secret. The man is only half himself, the other half is his expression.<br />
  13. 13. The Philosopher<br />Famous quotes from “Big Aristotle”<br />
  14. 14. Philosophy Vote!<br />Shaqrates?<br />Romantic Philosophers?<br />
  15. 15. Best overall?<br />
  16. 16. Transcendentalism<br />WHAT<br />Transcend: “To be or go beyond the range or limits”<br />Philosophical and social movement<br />Individual soul is the center (Individualism)<br />Spirituality not religion<br />
  17. 17. Transcendentalism<br />WHY<br />Reaction to rationalism and rigidity<br />Champion of reform (abolition, women’s rights)<br />Alternative to growing American materialism<br />WHERE<br />Concord, MA & New England<br />WHO<br />Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, etc.<br />
  18. 18. Anti-Transcendentalism<br />WHY<br />Reaction to “excess” of expression, freedom<br />Reaction to lack of “moral standard” (Unitarianism)<br />WHERE<br />Concord, MA & New England<br />WHO<br />Nathaniel Hawthorne<br />
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  20. 20. Weak<br />

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