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Neoclassical And Romantic Writing Essay

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[pic]NEOCLASSICAL and ROMANTIC  Literature:
Some General Distinctions
|  |NEOCLASSIC |ROMANTIC | |Quality of poetry |[pic]decorum, concision, restraint, balance, reason, regularity, wit |[pic]emotion, introspection, passion, sublimity, beauty, spontaneity, irregularity, | | | |picturesque | |Subjects |[pic]public and political concerns, social responsibility, manners & morals; "The |[pic]humankind generally, nature & the soul, spiritual identity; a-political (or | | |proper study of mankind is Man" (Pope) |radical) | | |[pic]natural world serves as an image of ...

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