To Live or to Die
When you wake up in the morning what is your view on life? For many the view of life may depend upon the day’s tasks ahead, but life as a whole is about lessons from nature, dreams and fantasies that lie within each individual, and many poets convey that message. Life is also about what happened to a person and when in time it happened. The American dream or the idea of exponential progress, wealth, and overall good feelings is an ideal that comes from within, but it is believed to be achieved through hard work. Perhaps the success has been the product that came through years of difficult times such as the great depression and the two thousands, during the recession, or perhaps as Emerson states that our mood can affect how we look at nature, perhaps our mood affects how we look at success. Emerson was just one poet of many during the American Romanticism period that looked to nature for lessons that we can learn about life and death.
While difficult times did occur, the American Dream is given the credit for building the American experience. Successful times where many prosper were seen. In the roaring twenties was a fabulous romantic time periods that this great country has been through picture American has a living breathing human and now take this dream and make it its heart give him or her character traits that you think would symbolize this country now no human has constant happy or sad times and your heart may feel hurt and pain but it also feels love and joy this is the American dream it sways like a rickety bridge on a brisk, windy day.
One can find the true live emotion of a time period through its literature. All the literature is not going to be the same throughout but there seems to be a common underlying tone amongst the many poets. The great F. Scott Fitzgerald, who struggled speaking become a lavish writer, was only accredited his honors after his death. His writing shows the lavish happy go lucky theme of the...