Enlightenment writers, fill in the comparison chart (figure, works and main ideas)

Doer Country Artworks Key ideas
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) England “The Life and the Amazing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe” 1. To the person of the New time, have practicality, business acumen, common sense. 2. Work, perseverance and courage of a person in the fight against adversity and vicissitudes of fate
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Ireland “Gulliver’s Travels” 1. A critical attitude to the ideals of the educators. 2. Compassion for people, the desire to help them save a human face, to warn against bestiality
Pierre Augustes-sten Caron de Beaumarchais


France “The Barber of Seville”, “The Marriage of Figaro” 1. The hero “made fun of the fools, was not shy in front of the evil , laughed at his poverty,” but never betrayed human dignity. 2. Personal qualities are more valuable than origin
Friedrich Schiller


Germany “Cunning and Love” 1. Dream of freedom, liberation of rubbing, admiration for human dignity. 2. Love is higher than pedigree
Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) Germany “Faust” 1. Free knowledge of the world, rejection of God bring many disasters. 2. Dissatisfaction of a person with what has been achieved , his striving for the ideal

Output. The writers of the Enlightenment were greatly influenced by the ideas of the enlightenment philosophers. The literary works of this period are characterized by an interest in a person. Human dignity, personal qualities are higher than social status.

Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.