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A Comparison of Puritanism and The Age of enlightenment And Romanticism.

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1 A Comparison of Puritanism and The Age of enlightenment And Romanticism

2 Puritanism - Total Depravity - through Adam and Eve's fall, every person is born sinful - Original Sin Enlightenment - Faith in natural goodness - a human is born without taint or sin; tabula rasa - blank slate. Romanticism - Nature as revelation of God to the individual, rise of Deism (Unitarianism) Romanticism - Nature as revelation of God to the individual, rise of Deism (Unitarianism) Religious Beliefs

3 Puritanism – religious and political idealism, pragmaticism, manifest destiny to be The City Upon the Hill Enlightenment – faith in natural goodness, universal benevolence, & sovereignty of reason Romanticism – liberty, fraternity, & equality, intellectual and spiritual revolution, alienation, guilt, pride, Romanticism – liberty, fraternity, & equality, intellectual and spiritual revolution, alienation, guilt, pride, Common themes initiation i n i t i a t i o n

4 Puritanism – to glorify God, to make Him more relevant to the universe Enlightenment – a searching inquiry into all aspects of the world esp, the classics, science, nature, & the self (self = duty to succeed & personal religion) Romanticism – to appeal to the imagination & emotions, to promote optimism, geniality, & individualism Romanticism – to appeal to the imagination & emotions, to promote optimism, geniality, & individualism Function of writers

5 Puritanism – protestant, (protest) against ornateness and purposelessness Enlightenment – sovereignty of reason, cogito ergo sum-I think, therefore, I am, to perfect humans, to illustrate mans natural goodness Romanticism – subjectivity in form and meaning, stress on imagination and emotion, optimist and geniality Romanticism – subjectivity in form and meaning, stress on imagination and emotion, optimist and geniality Style of writing


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