Students Name Professors Name Course Date Characteristics of the enlightenment period (The neoclassic period) Neoclassical literature was written in the time when the social order was undergoing through a tremendous transformation. In this enlightenment period people believed that natural passions were not essential and it needs to be morally were regarded both as the reason for literature. Also emotions and imaginations are also grouped as reasons but in a controlled way. Work cited Palmer Allison Lee. Historical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture. Scarecrow Press 2011. Porter Roy. "What Was the Enlightenment?" The Enlightenment. Palgrave London 1990. 1-11. [...]
In a one paragraph essay answer this question -to describe the characteristics of the enlightenment period. The neoclassic period or the age of reason. Quote one source from Candide written by Voltaire. Middle of the 17th century to the end of the 18th century.