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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.
- BenLv 52 months agoFavorite Answer
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:
- Anonymous2 months ago