To introduce the development of English poetry in the early 19th century in relation to themes and techniques
To impart a vivid knowledge of the attributes that constitute the Romantic movement in poetry
To acquaint the students with the difference between Classicism and Romanticism
To develop the perception and analysis of the subtle variations in the Romanticism of major Romantic poets
RATIONALE: Romantic poetry marks a departure from the preceding poetic tradition. This paper is designed to highlight the factors which led to this breakup.