By: Harmony Noel

Romanticism is the name for the movement in art and literature that originated in the 18th century.

Romanticism was an intellectual movement that originated in Europe. Romanticism focused on emotion over reason, it was more about expression of oneself rather than social acceptance. Unlike the classical or enlightened eras, the Romantic era focused on chaos, thrived on dysfunction, and fed off of mystery. It was a time period when people realized that compassion and innocence was a big key to humanity, and that color was your friend, not your enemy. This era opened the minds of many people to realize that emotions were apart of being human and not just part of an animalistic side of people.
Introduction to the Romantic Movement

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