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Romanticism is a style of writing in the 18th century that shows the beauty and the naturalistic being of an person place or object Realism refers to the simplistic ideas and the physical being of the person place or object These two topics subjects are totally opposite to one another but also share some similarities Religion superstition freedom individuality romantics and realist have there own opinons on these topics Taking it at a literature view these topics will be used with The Crucible and Huckleberry Finn Individuality is always being mentioned throughout the whole story of The Crucible This story has both realist and romantic characters Jon Proctor an ideal romantic is the one of the main characters of the story along with Danforth a realist In act 4 these titles are clearly shown where Jon Proctor refuses to write his name on a document to show that he claimed to be with the devil while Danforth only sees a name Jon Proctor sees it more as a name he sees it as its part of his life Jon only has one name and dies with one name and when Danforth claims this will be good for the town Jon Proctor says that all he has is his name if Danforth takes his name Jon has nothing left to live for Instead he refuses to sign the document and rather die This part of the act shows Jon glorifying his name as more then a name its a special part of him that makes him diffrent then other people Danforth sees nothing more then a name and if he were to write his name he would of been a free man This was a contrast of realism and romanticism as shown by The Crucible Religion is also shown by a realist and romantic point of view in The Crucible Abigail Williams plays as the realist and Jon Proctor plays as the romantic in
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