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    • Famous Writers of the Romantic Period
      Katie Starr
    • What is the Romantic Period?
      Takes place in England between 1785 and 1830
      Shift from an agricultural focus to a modern industrial society
      Characterized by the infusion of feeling and emotion into poetry and other works
    • William Blake
      1757-1827
      Only formal education was art school
      Started engraving apprenticeship at 14
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    • More Blake…
      Married Catherine Boucher in 1781 and taught her to read
      Blake often paired his poetry with engravings
      Gave up poetry to focus more on art
      Was never well-known as an artist or poet until after his death
      One of his most famous works:Songs of Innocence and of Experience
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      Songs of Innocence and of Experience
    • William Wordsworth
      1770-1850
      Born in West Cumberland
      Sent to Hawkshead School at the age of 8 when his mother died
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    • More Wordsworth…
      At age 13, his father dies suddenly
      Graduated from Cambridge in 1791
      Meets and becomes friends with Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      Moves back to hometown in 1802, inherits his father’s fortune and marries Mary Hutchinson
      Endures many hardships but continues to gain popularity for his poetry
      One of his most famous works:We are Seven
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      We are Seven
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      1772-1834
      Born in Ottery St. Mary
      Attended Cambridge and left in 1794; married Sara Fricker
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    • More Coleridge…
      Met Wordsworth in 1797 and jointly published the Lyrical Ballads in 1798
      Falls in love with Sara Hutchinson, sister of Wordsworth’s wife
      Health deteriorated due to prescription drugs
      One of his most famous works:The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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      The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
    • Jane Austen
      1775-1817
      One of eight children; born in Hampshire
      Had a short formal education at a boarding school
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    • More Austen…
      Started writing at age 12
      Jane and her only other sister Cassandra read books in their father’s library
      Turned down a wedding proposal in 1802
      Neither Jane or Cassandra ever married; remained home
      One of her most famous works:Pride and Prejudice
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      Pride and Prejudice
    • THE END!
      :D
    • Works Cited
      PICTURES1. William Blake: http://todd44.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/william_blake_by_thomas_phillips.jpg2. The Lamb: http://matthewsalomon.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/the-lamb.jpg3. The Tyger: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/~tlouie/Tigers/theTyger.jpg4. William Wordsworth: http://www.brilliantstudent.in/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/wordsworth.jpg5. We are Seven: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/69/189893518_8c71603f01.jpg?v=06. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: http://web.bilkent.edu.tr/Online/www.english.upenn.edu/jlynch/Frank/Gifs/stc.gif7. The mariner: http://www.fantastichorror.com/02/images/dore-mariner01.jpg8. The crew: http://www.clayfox.com/usm/images/marinerb.jpg9. Jane Austen: https://district.d230.org/sandburg/booster/theater/Theater_pics1/Jane%20Austen.jpg10. Pride and Prejudice novel: http://images.amazon.com/images/P/ 0141439513.01._SS500_SCLZZZZZZZ_V1138676361_.jpg11. Pride and Prejudice movie: http://tk.files.storage.msn.com/x1pxzZ39wV--_c9EGy-oi5oGz8r_dVGfQ5AohI8mT1-rHXG7MrK0sA0A1oAEcu3p6izkLz8emwloJSu6OkLVRN590YixkVUi_R8vJ1_YYKQENzBx6J1UI2PopODHZw5LLCs8nQBijM0_wE12. Final picture: http://www.linesandcolors.com/images/2007-07/turner_450.jpg
      TEXT SOURCESStillinger, Jack, and Deidre S. Lynch. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Vol. D. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2006. 1-25, 76-79, 243-245, 424-426, 514-515. The Romantic Period. Print.