The phrase "literary movement" simply refers to a time when several authors followed similar writing patterns or employed similar themes or techniques. Contemporary events and their impact on the authors whose names become identified with a certain movement usually shape literary trends. For example, the Renaissance was a period in European history from about 1450 to 1580 when literature, art, and science were revived after the Middle Ages.
During the Renaissance, writers such as Dante Alighieri, Petrarch, and Boccaccio popularized new ways of thinking about life, society, and knowledge that influenced later philosophers, scientists, and artists. This led to a revival of interest in ancient Greek and Roman ideas about beauty, truth, justice, and other values now associated with creativity.
Renaissance humanism encouraged people to seek wisdom by reading both ancient and modern authors for themselves instead of merely accepting what others said about these subjects. It also brought back the study of Latin, which had been declining since the 11th century.
As part of this movement, many writers began to share certain characteristics. They often came from upper-class families and were educated at prestigious universities. Many of them were also physicians who used their knowledge of human nature to write novels and poems about love, friendship, death, and other topics related to the soul.
Literary movements, as opposed to genre or period divisions, are a means to split literature into groups with common philosophical, topical, or aesthetic traits. Literary trends, like other classifications, give a vocabulary for comparing and debating literary works. They also help us understand how far back and how widely literature was considered important enough to name and classify.
There are many ways of splitting up 20th-century British and American literature. One method is to divide it into modern and contemporary writers, another is to group together poets, novelists, and playwrights who lived in London at the start of the century.
Here we will use three main categories: naturalism, realism, and modernism.
Naturalism was an influential movement in 19th-century European fiction. Its practitioners sought to remove themselves from what they saw as the artificiality of medieval chivalric romance by writing about real people in real situations. Naturalist novels often included detailed descriptions of everyday life in Europe's industrializing cities. They tended to be cynical and pessimistic accounts of human nature.
Realism is the term used to describe written works that present something like actual events. The term was first used in 1846 to describe the novels of Charles Dickens which were considered accurate representations of Victorian England.
A literary trend is formed when multiple artists in the same location and period begin to write in a similar manner on comparable subjects utilizing similar tropes (characters, storylines, motifs, and symbols). A new trend begins when enough artists start writing in this way that other people notice and begin to copy them. The original group of writers becomes known as the "school" of poetry or fiction.
There are several ways that new trends can be created. New writers may discover existing works that influence their own work. Works may also be influenced by unknown authors. Some trends are caused by major events in history while others arise from small changes such as those made by poet John Donne when he moved from London to Paris. Literary movements are often defined by specific styles or techniques that members use frequently including rhyme, metaphor, allusion, and paradox. These can be useful tools for any writer to employ but they do not necessarily define what it is to be part of a movement. Many modern movements have rejected some of these methods in favor of more abstract or conceptual writing.
Creating a literary movement is difficult because there is no clear line between school and non-school. Most schools contain several elements in their designations. For example, the Romantic Movement was called "art for art's sake" and could be considered a school.
B is the right answer: shared thoughts. A literary movement is a collection of works by different authors that share similar thoughts on a certain theme. 2. Romanticism is the correct answer. A literary movement is a reaction against the rationalism of the Enlightenment and the subsequent rise of science.
A literary trend is therefore anything that an author follows (in terms of form, ideas, topics, and language) that represents the general path (or prevalent notion) of the historical period in which they are writing. For example, the Renaissance was a period in European history from about 1450 to 1750. During this time, literature and the arts generally improved and new genres such as science fiction were developed.
The term "trend" also refers to something that is popular among writers or readers. For example, horror and fantasy novels became very popular in the 1980s and 1990s, so these would be horror and fantasy trends.
Finally, the term "trend" can also refer to any thing that is currently popular that will soon disappear, such as the mic drop dance move or the emo fashion style. These types of trends come and go in popularity very quickly, so they are not considered valuable or important by most people.
In conclusion, a literary trend is anything that an author follows (in terms of form, ideas, topics, and language) that represents the general path (or prevalent notion) of the historical period in which they are writing.
Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and Modernism are the four major literary trends relevant to the study of modern short fiction. They all began around 1800 and continue today.
Romanticism is the term given to a group of artistic movements that took place in Europe from 1780 to 1840. Writers associated with this movement include William Shakespeare, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley (née Godwin), George Gordon Byron. Friedrich Schiller is also considered a key figure.
The main theme of Romantic literature is love. Some examples are Robert Burns's "To A Louse" and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla Khan". These poems are long narrative poems about men's experiences with love.
Realism is the term given to a group of artistic movements that took place in Europe from 1815 to 1895. Realists focused on representing reality as it is, without illusion or prejudice. Important writers include Charles Dickens, Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman.
Naturalism is the term given to a group of artistic movements that took place in France between 1880 and 1920. Naturalists wrote realistic novels that were rooted in social observation. Emile Zola is one of the most important naturalists.