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What do you think of when you hear the Romantic period You may think of love but that is not really what this period is all about There are many different subjects that these poets of this era wrote about like from experiences one important topic is the sublime The writers that were most famous from the romantic period were Wordsworth Coleridge Lord Byron Percy Shelly Keats and Blake All of these writers had wrote many works and some can help you understand the idea of what the romantic period is about some sonnets point out the main idea of the whole poemThe Romantic period is from 1785-1830 and was also called the spirit of the age which consisted of the politics at the time and the religion This spirit also applies to the sublime that these writers do there works through this feeling The writers expressed themselves personally and freely were aware of a spreading intellectual and imaginative climate They would write poems of the qualities of landscape with human life and passion One perfect example of this type of writing is William Wordsworth and his most famous works is the poem Called A Few Miles above Tintern AbbeyIn this poem Wordsworth you can understand him describing Tintern Abbey which was the wye valley and Tintern Abbey are the ruins He remembers it like if he is there at the moment For future years And so I dare to hopeThrough changed no doubt from whatI was when first I came amongThese hills when like a roeOf the deep rivers and the lonely streams 65-67 69Another topic which Wordsworth talks about in his poetry are the experiences and mainly about his childhood As Greenblatt says The Prelude 12 while describing the recurrence of the memories from his childhood
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