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Literature romantic period

  1. 1. Introduction to English Literature The Romantic Period
  2. 2. 1.Queen Anne → the last of the Stuart dynasty → acceded to the throne in 1702 → economic progress was greatly helped by the stable political climate. 2. Prime Minister was created → Sir Robert Walpole → member of the cabinet between 1721 and 1742. 3. George I came to the throne → started the dynasty of the House of Hanover → followed by George II. 4. George III → king of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820 → In 1700-1800 exports had risen by 500 percent → 1800 Britain was the most industrialized country in the world. 5. The agricultural and industrial Revolutions, however, changed Britain radically → The social price for economic progress was high → many people lived and worked in appalling conditions. 6.Romantic → French “roman” → the expression of personal feelings and emotions.
  3. 3. Poetr y
  4. 4. The romantic poets are traditionally grouped into two generations. First generation; 1.Wiliam Blake 2.William Wordsworth 3.Samuel Taylor Coleridge Second generation; 1.George Gordon Byron 2.Walter Scott 3.Robert Burn 4.Percy Bisshe Shelley 5.John Keats
  5. 5. Devices of Comparison 1. Simile ♥ Line 1 (Stanza 1) O My Luve’s like a red, red rose, ♥Things compare: His Luve and a red rose. ♥Things in common : Beautiful, nice. ♥Line 3 (Stanza 1) O My Luve’s like the melodie ♥Things compare : His loveand a melody. ♥Things in common : Gentle, generous. 2. Metaphor :3. Personification: -
  6. 6. William Blake Born 28 November 1757 London, England Notable work ‘The Little Black Boy’, Song of Experience; ‘The Lamb’ and Tyger’, Songs of Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, The Four Zoas, Jerusalem, Milton a Poem, did those feet in ancient time.
  7. 7. Born William Wordsworth was born 7 April 1770 Wordsworth House, Cockermouth, Kingdom of Great Britain Notable work Lyrical Ballads, Poems in Two Volumes, The Excursion, The Prelude
  8. 8. Samuel Taylor Coleridge Born 21 October 1772 Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England Notable work ♥ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, ♥ Kubla Khan, ♥ The Great Eagle
  9. 9. George Gordon Byron Born 22 January 1788 London, England, Great Britain Notable work Ode to the West Wind John kets United kingdom Horsam
  10. 10. Born Walter Scott was born August 4, 1792, Horsham, United Kingdom Notable work Ode to the West Wind John kets United kingdom Horsam
  11. 11. Born Robert Burn was 25 January 1759 Ayrshire, Scotland Notable work ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ "Auld Lang Syne“ "To a Mouse“ "A Man's A Man for A' That“ "Ae Fond Kiss“ "Scots Wha Hae“ "Tam O'Shanter“ "Halloween"
  12. 12. Percy Bisshe Shelley Born August 4, 1792, Horsham, United Kingdom Notable work Ode to the West Wind John kets United kingdom Horsam
  13. 13. Born John Keats was born August 4, 1792, Horsham, United Kingdom Notable work Ode to a Nightingale
  14. 14. Prose Three types of novel flourished in the romantic period: the historical novel, the Gothic novel and the novel of manners. 1.Sir Walter Scott 2.Marry Shelley 3.Anne Radcliffe 4.Jane Austen
  15. 15. Sir Walter Scott Notable work ♥ Ivanhoe ♥ Kenilworth ♥ The Talisman. What does about? the novel tell ♥ Ivahhoe is the story of oneof the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the English noblity was overwhelmingly. ♥ Kenilworth is appearently set in 1575, and centers on the secret marriage of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester ., and Amy Robssart, daughter of Sir Hugh Robsart. ♥ Jack Sawyer , twelve years old, sets out from Arcadia Beach, New Hampshire in a bid to save his mother, who is dying from cancer, byfinding the srystal called “The Talisman”.
  16. 16. Marry Shelley Notable work Frankenstein or The Modern Promotheus What does the novel tell about? Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. 
  17. 17. Notable work (Anne Radcliffe ) ♥ The Mysteries of Udolpho What does the novel tell about? The Mysteries of Udolpho follows the fortunes of Emily St. Aubert who suffers, among other misadventure, the death of her father, supernatural terors in a gloomy castle, and the machinations of an Italian Brigand.
  18. 18. Notable work (Jane Austen) ♥ Pride and Prejudice ♥ Sense and Sensebility What does about? the novel tell ♥ Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813, The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bannet as she deals with issue of manner, upbringing, morality, and marriage, in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. ♥ A work of romantic fiction, Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England between 1792 and 1797, and portrays the life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne.
  19. 19. Drama Drama at this time, unlike poetry,did not search for new forms of expression. people continued to go to the theatre, but they seemed more intrested in theatrical effects than the literary value of the plays. theatre at the beginning of the nineteenth century may call to mind the big budget of Hollywood film of the late twentieth century, where special effects and star names meant more to the public than plot or characterization
  20. 20. ANALYSES OF POETRY A Red, Red Rose By Robert Burns
  21. 21. Devices of Sounds Alliteration Stanza 1 : /l/ : Luve, like /r/ : red, rose Stanza 2 Stanza 3 /d/ : dry, dear Assonance Stanza 1 /e/ : red /u/ : sprung, june /aɪ/ : my, like /ɪ / : sweetly, in Stanza 2 /ɪ / : will, still /aɪ/ : I, my Stanza 3 /aɪ/ : dry, my /aɪ/ : I, my /ɪ / : will, still /aɪ/ : while, life Stanza 4 /aɪ/ : I, my
  22. 22. Devices of Grammar 1. Question :2. Address : My bonie lass (My pretty girl ) 3. Repetition : ♥Repetition word : red ♥Repetition phrase : O’ My luve, my dear, fare the weel ♥Repetition sentence :1) I will love thee still, my dear, 2) till a’ the seas gang dry. 4. Inversion ♥line 6 5. Elipsis : : I am so deep in luve. :-
  23. 23. Content The poetry tells about : The person who loves his wife/girfriend very much.
  24. 24. Detail ♥Love is like beautiful red rose who has just blossomed in a June. Love is like a melody that is played sweet and perfect. ♥The writer loves so much his Love, and will love her until die. His Love is so deep to her. ♥The writer will always love his Love whatever happened and always love her ever after. ♥Although the distance of space and time separating someday will met again.
  25. 25. Int ion ent r beloved, u uch love o Don’t too m ng lasts forever♥ ause nothi bec