Sentimentalism – XVIII – early XIX century characteristics and features

1) The image of nature as a background of human experience.
2) Attention to the inner world of a person (the basis of psychologism).
3) The leading theme is the theme of death.
4) Ignoring the environment (circumstances are given secondary importance); an image of the soul of an ordinary person, his inner world, feelings, which are always beautiful from the beginning.
5) Main genres: elegy, psychological drama, psychological novel, diary, travel, psychological story

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