Welcome to the 18th Century!
Restoration and Romantic Literature
How did the Restoration influence art and literature of the period?
What was the role of nature in 18th century literature and artistic works?
What is satire and how do writers, such as Jonathan Swift, infuse it into their literary works?
Research Activities and Articles
Choose Your Own Destiny/Background to 18th Century Literature -
18th Century Research
Are you a Romanticist or a Realist? Research the terms 'Romanticist' and 'Realist' to determine which describes you.
What is satire? Using web resources, find a definition for "satire." Find an example of satire. Explain why this is an example.
Philosophy Focus: Using the Merriam Webster online dictionary, find out what "moral imperative" is. In your opinion, do people have moral imperatives? Why or why not? How does Jonathan Swift treat the issue of "moral imperative" in his writing?