Ferment Of Ideas
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Ferment Of Ideas
Study Guide-Ferment Of Ideas
Widespread artistic, intellectual, & political implications-dominated until Mid-Century
For the next 1/4 century artists & writers responded to the age of science experimented with new forms and structures
From that time until & beyond 1914 the artistic community experimented with new forms and structures.
encouraged emotionalism, idealism, and revolt against imposed standards and accepted authority
Example of Romanticism
German Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Sorrows of Young Werther
Banned because of suicide- he loved a girl that was engage, and finally commited suicide because he couldn't break the customs of society
Typical Romantic Hero
One Idea- Feeling of heart, regardless of how irrational it was
Romanticism- Reason could not solve all problems
Romanticism-rejection of enlightenment
Romanticism-Science was irrelevant but intuition counted!
Why was Poetic was superior to Sciencific?
Scientists are forgot the day after they die, but writers lived on
Romantic Movement stressed:
The National Aspect Of Life
Romantic Movement Also:
Paved the way for the fragmenting force of several modern ideologies by emphasizing the rights of the Individual to define his or her own standards instead of adhering to accepted principles
Individuals defining their own standars lead to:
a source of political pressure that would be felt throughout the 19th century-Enlarged to the concept to groups of people-Nationalism
Mid 19th Century-new artistic movement-well in progression continent France early proponents of Realism
to observe & report on all aspects of life in a dispassionate, precise manor
Function of art was not to find "Truth in Beauty" but to give all parts of the picture whether it be good, bad, and ugly.