Young Goodman Brown / The Masque Of Red Death

There are many different item that have to be contributed into a story for it to be considered a piece of Romantic Literature. In these two stories that I read I am going to discuss two different aspects of romantic literature. I will write about how each story deals with dreamy unreal and Gothic ideas. I will also discuss how each story deals with an individuals internal psychology. Even though I am only writing about two parts of Romantic Literature there are many different aspects.
Both stories deal with dreamy situations. In Young Goodman Brown Goodman Brown was in a dream he was in an unreal universe but when he finally woke up and entered the real world he just acted as if he were ...

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he had changes his mind and made him believe in things that were fake but when he woke he couldn't deal with the real world. He believed what happened in the dream was reality and what ever happens in reality goes against what he learned in his dreams. So whenever normal actions occurred in real life he questioned it and wondered what it really meant. In The Masque Of The Red Death Prince Prospero for some reason decorated his rooms in a bizarre way and with haunting furniture he had a eccentric yet August taste. He also wanted everyone around him to dress in masks and bizarre. This must should that he has something wrong with his internal psychology if he wants to be around scary and abnormal surroundings.

There are many other aspects that contribute to a Romantic piece of literature. Besides the two that I have already discussed there can be a supernatural aspect or natural / symbolic landscaping. The story can also have fact mixed with fiction and also a struggle between ...

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