According to, “Utopian socialism is socialism that is achieved through the moral persuasion of capitalists to surrender the means of production peacefully to the people. This belief holds that, through conscience and morals, people could work together in society and live together communally without the need for money or class.” This sounds amazing. Imagine a world with no money, no fighting, no class, no authority (well, maybe just one guy above it all making sure things run smoothly). That would be paradise. This is basically what utopian socialism is.

According to Wikipedia, “Neoclassicism (also spelled Neo-classicism) was a Western cultural movement in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that drew inspiration from the art and culture of classical antiquity.” So, Neoclassicism was just another art movement that began in the late 1700s and ended in the early 1800s. The characteristics of Neoclassicism are clarity of form, sober colors, shallow space, strong horizontal and verticals that render that subject matter timeless, and classical subject matter.

According to Wikipedia, “Romanticism was an artistic, literary, musical, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century; in most areas it was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.” This was also another art movement. The characteristics of Romanticism are emotion and passion, the critique of progress, a return to the past, an awe of nature, the search for subjective truth, the celebration of the individual, shall I go on? I do not think that I have to, but these are just some of the many characteristics of Romanticism.