As discussed in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, what might Théodore Géricault have aimed to capture in his series of portraits of the insane?
The downtrodden and forgotten
In A Defense of Poetry, what did Percy Shelley claim was the role of poets?
To change the world
Why in Lyrical Ballads did Wordsworth chose to focus on people from “humble and rustic life”?
They were closer to nature
Why did Romantic artists such as Thomas Cole see America as having so much potential?
It’s vast tracts of wilderness
In Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” what does the Mariner’s killing of the albatross represent?
An attack on nature
How did lithography revolutionize printmaking?
Prints became quick and cheap
What type of government did France have after Napoleon fell in 1815?
Why did Frederick Douglass eventually break away from the Anti-Slavery Society?
Concern that their doctrine would dissolve the Union
What did French painter Paul Delaroche declare when he saw his first daguerreotype?
“Painting is dead”
What theory did Harvard professor Louis Agassiz aim to prove in his study of South Carolina slaves?
Africans were inferior to whites