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As a matter of fact is in Thanatopsis by William Bryant it shows us as a Romanticism and Transcendentalism has a relationship or concerns with American style Romanticism was a reaction against Classicism Romanticism championed imagination and the emotions and it was an attitude toward nature humanity and society that espoused freedom and individualism Consequently that echoing the ideals of equality set forth in the declaration of independence and offered a parallel to growing sense of nationalism In American Romanticism was yielding to philosophy of Transcendentalism which like the earlier movement upheld the goodness of humanity the glories of nature and the importance of the individual Even today American writers display Romantic qualities as they probe the national character and celebrate nature In the poem of Thanatopsis William Bryant influenced in Romantics style like the one of the pioneers of Romantics period is Ralph Waldon Emerson that I will discuss about him later in the one of his works is The American Scholar because Literary of Nationalism period gave the writers attempting to establish American literature to every one has own identity freedom and independence Thanatopsis is a view of death which is a wonderful literary work that explores the often controversial questions of death Bryant attempts to show the relationship between deaths eternal questions and the on going cycle of nature and life Through out the poem Bryant creates images which connect death and sleep and the nature makes him glad loves him teaches him and heals him That all supported in first stanza To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms she speaks A various languages for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness and a smile And eloquence of beauty and she glides Into his darker musings with a mild And healing sympathy that steals awayline 1-7 Moreover Bryant beliefs that after death it will be a new life while everything changes and
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