Individualism, reverence for nature, exoticism and an emphasis on intuition over reason are all elements of Romantic poetry. Some poets whose work embodies these traits are William Wordsworth, William Blake, Samuel Taylo... More »

Two of the most timeless love poems, titled "I Love Thee" and "Wild Nights," were written by Eliza Acton and Emily Dickinson. Dating back to the 1800s, "I Love Thee" by Eliza Acton is a love poem that uses a rhyming patt... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Writing a romantic poem requires the organization of several elements, some of which include emotions, comparisons, beginnings, tones and patterns. All poetic elements should be contemplated thoroughly before the poem is... More » Education Writing

Romantic poetry emphasizes natural, emotional and personal themes, it values intuition over reason, and it idealizes country life. Romantic poets preferred writing in colloquial language rather than the consciously poeti... More »

Romantic poetry focuses on imagination, appreciation of nature, emotion, individuality and passion. Two of the most notable poets of the Romantic era are John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley. More »

Litotes are rhetorical figures of speech used in poetry and prose in which emphasis is gained by understated negation. The phrase, "He's not a rocket scientist," could be considered an example. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Romantic poetry generally refers to an overall approach to poetry, with Wordsworth and Blake as part of the movement and the most notable characteristics being an interest in the natural world, the human spirit, the fant... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry