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JA asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 2 months ago

Can you help me with English please?

Mainly literary in scope, romanticism was a reaction against neoclassical principles.

1. Mainly means usually. Right?

2. What do "scope" and "neoclassical" mean exactly?

3. I can't understand this sentence exactly, so please explain this to me clearly.

Thank you.

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  • Ben
    Lv 5
    2 months ago
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    In this context, "mainly" means "primarily" or "mostly".

    "Scope" here means "domain", that is the range of a subject.

    "Neoclassical" means of or pertaining to the neoclassical cultural movement, which happened in the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. See here:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoclassicism

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

                   

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