Smore research project

Sevren McKinney

define transcendentalism:

is a religious and philosophical movement that developed during the late 1820s and '30s in the Eastern region of the United States as a protest against the general state of spirituality and, in particular, the state of intellectualism at Harvard University and the doctrine of the Unitarian church.

What is the biggest idea to come out of the Utopian Movement?

they wanted the main ideal society. they wanted a perfect place with all peace and no hate or war.

Describe the Brook Farm community

Brook farm, also called the brooke farm institute of agriculture of education or the Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education, was a Utopian experiment in communal living in the United States in the 1840s. It was founded by former Unitarian minister George Ripley and his wife Sophia Ripley at the Ellis Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (9 miles outside of downtown Boston) in 1841 and was inspired in part by the ideals of Transcendentalism, a religious and cultural philosophy based in New England.
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Edgar Allan Poe

an example of Edgar Allan Poe's writing is the raven. during the time period of 1824-1848 Edgar Allan Poe started to write his own style of literature and made a lot of very good stories.

Washington Irving

An example of Washington Irving writing is Spanish books. While in Paris, Irving received a letter from Alexander Hill Everett on January 30, 1826. Everett, recently the American Minister to Spain, urged Irving to join him in Madrid.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

an example of Nathaniel Hawthorne writing is The Scarlett Letter. was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1824, and graduated in 1825. Hawthorne published his first work, a novel titled Fanshawe, in 1828; he later tried to suppress it, feeling it was not equal to the standard of his later work.