Romanticism Essay | The Impact of World Events on The Romantic Age

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The Impact of World Events on The Romantic Age

Summary: A short overview of world events during the Romantic period of literature, which ran from 1798 to 1832. Most notable among these events were the American and French revolutions, and the writings of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge were also considered rebellious. These works, however, influenced many authors and artists in the forming of the Romantic age.
The Romantic Age was a time period of literature that occurred during the years of 1798 - 1832. In this essay I will cover the events that happened during this time and the changes literature went through.

Even though the American colonies won their independence before this time period it still had lasting effects in the countries of Europe. Seeing that freedom can be obtained the French Revolution began on July 14, 1789. It all started when a group of French citizens attacked a Paris prison for political prisoners. After, the revolutionaries put limits of power on their king and began a new government. France became a constitutional monarchy. These events where felt all over Europe especially by the nobility and ruling families. They were threatened by the potential of losing their powers of government. In the years that followed France declared war on Britain...

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