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Artistic and intellectual movement characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on the individual's emotion, departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against social rules and conventions
Jean Jacques Rousseau
French philosopher who stated that all men have certain unalienable rights including life, liberty, and the pursuit of personal property
The principle or habit of accepting reasons as the supreme authority in the matters of opinion, belief, or conduct
What caused complex allusions and metaphors to appear in Romantic poetry?
Interest in the occult, supernatural, dreams, folktales, and legends
What are 2 major events in history, which brought about the Romantic period?
French Revolution/ American Revolution
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