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Transcendentalism

a philosophy stressing the relationship between human beings and nature, spiritual things over material things, the importance of the individual conscience

Biggest idea to come out of the Utopian movement

Most Utopian social ideas originated in Europe, but the United States was often the site for the experiments themselves

Description of Brooke Farm community

-Life on Brook Farm was based on balancing labor and leisure while working together for the benefit of the greater community.

-was a utopian experiment in communal living in the United States in the 1840s.

-The community was never financially stable and had difficulty profiting from its agricultural pursuits.

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Edgar Allen Poe

The raven, The tell-tale heart, and the cask of Amontillado are some of Edgar Allen poe's work

-he is a famous american poet

-he was a leader of the american romantic movement

-he rejected all Transcendental beliefs

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