Examples Of Romanticism In The Minister's Black Veil

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American Romanticism “The Minister’s Black Veil “Beloved and respected as you are, there may be whispers, that you hide your face under the consciousness of secret sin. “The Devil and Tom Walker” Old Scratch offers Tom Walker great sums of money in exchange for "certain conditions." “Thanatopsis” “think of death like a happy, dream-filled sleep” Walden "If we live in the nineteenth century, why should we not enjoy the advantages which the nineteenth century offers? Why should our life be in any respect Provincial?” Body Paragraph For my romanticism project I have chosen four traits they are judgement , selfishness , nature, adventurous. In the book ministers black veil I think its about a priest who…show more content…
My next trait is nature for the poem thanatopsis it starts by talking about nature's ability to make us feel better. The speaker tells us that nature can make pain less painful. It can even lighten our dark thoughts about death. He tells us that, when we start to worry about death. That voice reminds us that we will indeed vanish when we die and mix back into the earth. Which is why I think I have chosen this quote “think of death like a happy, dream-filled sleep” . My next story is walden one of the traits I believe for this book is adventurous the reason I think this is because in this book Thoreau takes the time out of his own time to build a cabin just to do this expirement another reason is beacuase Thoreau takes the time to explore numerous ponds in the area, including Flint's Pond and White Pond. He also checks out the local farms, like Baker Farm, where he briefly takes shelter with an Irish laborer and his family. This is what I think supports my quote"If we live in the nineteenth century, why should we not enjoy the advantages which the nineteenth century offers? Why should our life be in any respect

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