Sophie's World - Chapter 26, Romanticism Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26, Romanticism Summary

The reader returns to Hilde, in her bedroom, in the real world. Hilde continues to read about Sophie. Sophie comes home, and Sophie's mother has a birthday cake for her. They go back to planning to Mid Summer Eve party. Today Sophie's mom has a little birthday party for Sophie, which includes Joanna's parents. Sophie and Joanna put together an amusing invitation to the Philosophical Garden party. Joanna's parents, the Ingebrigtsens, find the invitation amusing and are invited to the party, too. Alberto calls Sophie on the phone after Sophie's mom leaves. Alberto arranges to give the next lecture, about Romanticism, at the Major's cabin.

The Romantic era is somewhat the successor to Kant. Since Kant looked at the individual's perception, and his mind's interpretation of that perception, as most important, this sets the stage for the ego-ideal of Romanticism. The...

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