Nick Hinson

Transcendentalism Meaning

Transcendentalism- an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England around 1836 in reaction to rationalism

Utopian Movement

they wanted to get away from society, more then 100,00 men, woman, and children

between 1820 and 1860 searched for an alternate life style

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Brook Farm Utopia

Sought harmony, the merging of value, spiritual matters,

Edgar Allan Poe

he brought a dark side to transcendentalism

Nathaniel Hawthorne

he put a romantic twist into his novels he changed the way people thought about religion

Ralph Waldo Emerson

strange medley of atheism and false independence