Postings with tag: romanticism
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When three women visit a struggling poet, painter, and composer, little do the the three artists realize the inspiration these muses will give them. This is part 1, dealing with the poet.
This is a short piece of writing I had to do for some English coursework; it's about a man disillusioned with reality, who suffers an internal conflict of endeavoring to find peace of mind. It's rather Gothic in a sense, and is essentially the result of me experimenting with a…
To your right lies all that you wish to escape from. To your left lies the gateway to your dreams. Yet all you can do is watch the days go by, beautiful though they may be. Hope, humanity, and life in general.
November 05, 2013
A man By the name of carter Jones, has been supposedly been sent a vision from the above to cleanse the earth of sinners destined for hell. He is 30 years old and is now ready for an apprentice and so he finds a little girl by the name of…
Written as an assignment for my 10th Grade American Literature class, this short story plays with the themes and ideals of Romanticism in a grim, Lovecraft-inspired setting. While many works of Romantic literature emphasize the beauty and strength of the natural and mysterious, this work focuses instead upon the dark…
Descartes opened his philosophy by doubting everything. Not only Descartes but even pre Socrates thinkers- the Sophists, philosophers like Thomas Hobbes and ultimately empiricists of the cult of David Hume and not to forget the Carvakas (one the six schools of thoughts emanating from Upanishads, very similar to empiricism) all…
July 13, 2011
The possible influence of Goethe's classic epistolary novel "The Sorrows of the Young Werther" on the evolution of Romanticism, and specifically Romantic melancholy or weltschmerz (world pain).
April 12, 2010
Not all folks resonate to the essence of the romantics. Below is an opening as to perhaps why...