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Ch 6: British Romanticism: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The British Romanticism chapter of this Introduction to Humanities Help and Review course is the simplest way to master British Romanticism. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of British Romanticism.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering introductory humanities material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn humanities. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding poems, novels and key writers of the period
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning humanities (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about British Romanticism
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra humanities learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the British Romanticism chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the British Romanticism chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any British Romanticism question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a British Romanticism unit of a standard introductory humanities course. Topics covered include:

  • Lord Byron's life and poems
  • Jane Austen's major novels and life
  • A comparison of Mary Shelley's story of 'Frankenstein' and its use in movies
  • The Bronte sisters

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: British Romanticism: Help and Review
Lord Byron: Poems and Biography

1. Lord Byron: Poems and Biography

Lord Byron was once called 'mad, bad and dangerous to know.' In this lesson, you'll learn about this poet who is one of English Romanticism's most celebrated and prolific figures.

Byron's Don Juan: Summary, Quotes and Analysis

2. Byron's Don Juan: Summary, Quotes and Analysis

When a complicated, fascinating writer like Lord Byron devotes a huge chunk of his life to a single, sprawling work, you're assured a product that's just like its author, except when it isn't. In this lesson, you'll learn about Lord Byron's epic masterpiece, 'Don Juan.'

Jane Austen: Biography and Major Novels

3. Jane Austen: Biography and Major Novels

When you hear the name Jane Austen, you probably think about long dresses, stuffy tea parties, and British accents - unless you don't know who she is. In that case, you really need to watch this video about the writer's life and works.

Emily and Charlotte Bronte: Sisters and Authors

4. Emily and Charlotte Bronte: Sisters and Authors

Long before JK Rowling dreamed up Fred and George Weasley, Charlotte and Elizabeth Bronte accomplished impressive things as siblings. Their family history is a sad one, though, and their feelings of loss are evident in their most famous novels, Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Literature vs. Film

5. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Literature vs. Film

FIRE BAD! That may be the depth of your experience with Frankenstein. But before he broke into pop culture, the character had a rich literary history. Watch our lesson to learn more!

JMW Turner: Biography & Paintings

6. JMW Turner: Biography & Paintings

In this lesson we will learn about the Romantic artist, JMW, or Joseph Mallord William, Turner. Although Turner lived an eccentric and isolated life, he left the world with a legacy of Romantic-era paintings.

Robert Southey Poems & Biography

7. Robert Southey Poems & Biography

Robert Southey was a prolific writer and poet who lived in the early 1800s. His works influenced many other great writers, such as Shelley, Byron, Tennyson, and Browning. In this lesson, we will learn about the life of this writer from the Romantic era.

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