Short note on the Romantic Movement

Short note on the Romantic Movement

Question: Write a short note on the Romantic Movement.

Or, what do you know about the Romantic Movement?


Romantic Movement is a literary revelation against the Neo-classical literature of the eighteenth century. It was launched through Lyrical Ballad which is written jointly by William Wordsworth and ST Coleridge and published in 1798. Romanticism or the Romantic Movement brings a change in the literary era.

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Important features of the Romantic Movement

In this movement, romantic poets like Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelly, Keats, etc. bring some unique features which is totally opposite from the Neo-Classical period such as:

  • A strong influence of the France Revolution
  • Subjectivity
  • High imagination
  • Love for nature and beauty
  • A strong feeling for common people
  • Practicality regarding shortness of life
  • Supernatural element
  • Medievalism for the reformation of the society based on pure truth, beauty, morality, and true religious sense.


So, we can conclude that the Romantic Movement is a completely modern concept of English literature.

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