Romantic Literary Criticism

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The degree of the importance of religion in the romantic age to what extend was religion important in romantic literature especially in poems?

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There is a lot of religious imagery present in poems and literature of the romantic period, so I would argue that religion was important.  However, there are plenty of poems that seem to reinterpret or understand religion, such as Blake's "Tyger" and "Lamb" poems.

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Much of religion's importance in Romantic poetry depends on the poet or writer, but for the most part, religious beliefs, particularly those related to Christianity, figured importantly in literature from the Romantic era.  Take for example, William Blake's poetry like "The Tyger" or "The Lamb."  Both poems call intensely focus on Creation and God's role as Creator in the natural world. 

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