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  1. What is narcissism? How does Rousseau express the narcissistic side of Romanticism?
  2. Jean Jacques Rousseau -
  3. Why is this story historically relevant?
  4. Tradition still anchored experience back in the Enlightenment. Then, the ideal of joyous liberation from this experience was important: a child has superior insight because they are innocent.
  5. Feeling is the primary vehicle of knowing in the Romanticism.
  1. a Because this was ridiculously radical at the time of when this was written. He says that if one is self-aware, one can earn salvation.
  2. b In the Enlightenment, there is reason = knowledge. In the Enlightenment we have the community.
  3. c Narcissism is the concentration of the self that shuts out others and their needs. Rousseau focuses in heavily on the self, so much so that individualism, or intrapersonal evaluation, becomes almost an obsession -it shows how far one's narcissism or focus on the self can go. Rousseau expresses it through his Confessions and he decides to be completely honest, regardless of the situation. Just be honest with yourself.
  4. d New and Old - mischaracterize the American Revolution - not caused by the romantic movement. There are political implications. Democracy > Hierarchy. Before there was this sense of place.
  5. e 19th Century - Romanticism - implies a new emphasis on imagination, feeling, and value of the primitive and untrammeled, kind or "man." We have a real focus on the individual.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1) Feeling is the guide of conduct 2) It glorifies the imagination and romantic love 3) Believes the common people are morally superior to the upper classes.
  2. local/individual - Rousseau is almost the head of the romanticism.
  3. Rousseau says "There is no one else in the world like me. I am unique." Where does this uniqueness come from? Focus on the individual.
  4. Can learn from mistakes, be who God made you. Try to imitate Christ. Innocent. No two-face.
  5. He claims to be radically honest. In the sixth book, he fears Hell. He wonders if he'll go. He throws the rock at the tree--he's SAVED. Homework - really read/carefully read.

5 True/False questions

  1. In the Romanticism, individual fulfillment is the focus.Rousseau says "There is no one else in the world like me. I am unique." Where does this uniqueness come from? Focus on the individual.

          

  2. Rousseau - up until this point, we haven't had writing like Rousseau's Confessions. How did this work alter the course of history?Augustine vs. Rousseau - Augustine views his life experience as something that's important to look back on.

          

  3. Rousseau proclaims -19th Century - Romanticism - implies a new emphasis on imagination, feeling, and value of the primitive and untrammeled, kind or "man." We have a real focus on the individual.

          

  4. Greek Narcissus - fell in love with his reflection. Fell into the lake and drowned. Intense, self absorbed focus.He claims to be radically honest. In the sixth book, he fears Hell. He wonders if he'll go. He throws the rock at the tree--he's SAVED. Homework - really read/carefully read.

          

  5. Cons "to your own self be true?"Selfish, sinful. Heart is deceitful among all things - scripture says to have a healthy skepticism of yourself. Romantic writers don't have this viewpoint.