Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Dark Romanticism - Study Guide


Our goal is to help you help students better understand and ENJOY classic literature! Specifically, the genre of Dark Romanticism. We offer a suggested framework for teachers and students to better understand the genre and identify exemplary works and authors whose works embrace its precepts. We encourage teachers to offer constructive ideas to make this guide more useful for other teachers and students. Please email your suggestions, with "Dark Romanticism" in the subject field to: amlit.editor@gmail.com

Overview of Dark Romanticism, Exemplary Works, Etymology & Historical Context, Quotes, Discussion Questions, Useful Links, and Notes/Teacher Comments


Dark Romanticism: The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter

Overview of Dark Romanticism



Dark Romanticism: The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher

Exemplary Works



Dark Romanticism: Because I Could Not Stop for Death
Because I Could Not Stop for Death

Etymology & Historical Context



Dark Romanticism: Hawthorne's The Minister's Black Veil
The Minister's Black Veil

Quotes



Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson

Discussion Questions



Dark Romanticism: Bartleby, the Scrivener
Bartleby, the Scrivener


Teacher Resources
A Teacher's Work Is Never Done

Notes/Teacher Comments


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