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Realism and Romanticism were very important periods in history that drastically changed literature, the arts and common though forever. These periods made people think more about the world and gave people new insight. It also gave people another perspective to use and was tkaen into account whenever thinking was done. With these new ways of thinking many new ideas and processes were experimented with.
Romanticism was a type of literature that arose in the beginning of the 1800's and continued for about sixty years. This style gave more value to feeling and intuition rather than reason. this was very common after the Industrial Revolution when everybody was trying to get away from their surroundings by reading of supernatural realms or of the natural world.
Romanticism is very obvious in the story Rip Van Winkle, by Washington Irving. In the story, there is a very lazy man that does no work. One day while he i
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