In "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe, what are some specific examples of romanticism?

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Romanticism often focuses on elements of the supernatural, which is definitely a feature that appears in "The Raven." This seemingly prophetic bird knocks at the narrator's chamber not once--but twice. First the narrator hears a tapping at his chamber door but opens it to find only darkness. Then the tapping quickly seems to come from his window. The raven calmly "steps" in and then perches upon a bust of Pallas. This bird tortures the narrator, repeating the word "Nevermore" over and over as the narrator questions him about the lost Lenore . Clearly, the raven has unearthly powers in its...

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Romanticism is defined as:

a style of art, literature, etc., during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that emphasized the imagination and emotions. 

In The Raven, romanticism is very apparent, especially with the narrator. His emotions are running high throughout the course of the poem; he is grieving for his wife, his senses are heightened, etc. His imagination is also running wild, especially when the raven comes in, which is another characteristic. 

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I'm sorry, but i meant examples in the text - my bad i didn't make it clear enough when askd the question. 

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-The characteristics of Romantic poetry from the 1800's are that it emphasizes feeling, intuition and imagination to a point of irrationalization. -Charles Baudelaire quoted that "Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject nor exact truth, but in a way of feeling." -Others feel that it emphasizes individualism, freedom from rules, spontaneity, solitary life rather then life in society, and the love of beauty and nature. -Victor Hugo's phrase "liberalism in literature," meaning especially the freeing of the artist and writer from restrains and rules and suggesting that phase of individualism marked by the encouragement of revolutionary political ideas.
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