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Romantic, with a capital R, means something very different from romantic or romance in general. Romantic with a capital R refers to the Romantic Period – better known as Romanticism (which also differs from romanticism).
Medieval Romanticism or Romantic Medievalism are the elements from the Middle Ages that influenced the Romantic Era.
What then is Modern Romanticism as defined by The Silver Petticoat Review?
Modern Romanticism includes stories from 1900 to the present day influenced by Medieval Romanticism and the artistic and literary movement from the 18th to 19th centuries.
MODERN ROMANTICISM CHECKLIST (SILVER PETTICOAT STYLE):
- It includes Romanticism elements from Medieval Romanticism or the Romantic Era. - It explores the beauty of language.
– A story that doesn’t include Romanticism elements. – Excessively explicit, vulgar, raunchy, profane, exploitative, or crude. – Gritty Realism; Seedy.