The Romantic Period (111020)
=> Yankee mysticism 南方人對北方人的蔑稱
★ Transcendentalism: a philosophical movement that developed in the 1830s and 1840s in the New England region of the United States as a protest to the general state of culture and society.
★ man must rely on himself, for in doing so he is trusting in God.
=> 忠於自我 => emotionalism, individualism, humanism
＊ Romanticism => Post-Renaissance
＊ 哲學: 追求 The Firat Reason
＊ Nature (Ralph Waido Emerson)
＊ Post-classicism 亞里斯多德
＊ Mimesis: presentation of the self
＊ The American Scholar: Man Thinking
=> 國北教大校訓: 敦愛篤行 => To act and to love.
＊ A Psalm of Life (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
=> Art is long, and time is fleeting...
＊ My Lost Youth
=> And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts.
=> a mist before the eye = eyes were suffused with tears
=> ex. Her eye misted over with tears.
＊ From Walden, or Life in the Woods (Henry David Thoreau)
=> The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels. (p.914)
=> Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. (p.919)