Portrays leisured and educated people as though they were country dwellers.
tone- nostalgic for an age or place of lost innocence
themes are love and seduction, the value of poetry, death and mourning, corruption of city
Marlowe and Raleigh
make most of the day, enduring rhetorical device in poetry suggesting both possibility and futility. has a sense of helplessness and senselessness
was originated from horace's odes in 65bc
herrick and Marvell
breif, intense meditation employing with, irony, and elaborate conceits.
shocking or unusual comparison as the basis for theme
love, man's relationship with god, learning and art
14 lines arranged according to a carefully controlled pattern of accented and unaccented syllables
themes of love
shakespeare and spenser
3 quatrains posing question or problem followed by a couplet stating the theme, and the answer to the question
rhyme scheme of ababcdcdefefgg
octave posing question or problem followed by a sestet resolving the problem or question
rhyme sheme- abbaabbacdecde
saying one thing and meaning another
opposite happens than expected
you know more than what characters or narrator does
poetry that does not pertain to any set or strucure
adheres to a definite set structure
started protestant reformation and 95 thesis
sir thomas more
questioned the power of the catholic church in england
wrote utopia- church should not be able to tell people what to do
created idea of church separate from state
Leonardo Da Vinci
optimistic view of painting and first to study human anatomy
proved heliocentric theory- sun center of universe
leader of protestant reformation, created geneva bible and calvanism
queen elizabeth I
1598-1603. emphasized art. brought england into renaissance.
King Henry VIII
Created great schism- separation of church of england and roman catholic church.
King James I
came after queen elizabeth I. renaissance ended after his reign
Focused on the creativity and the arts. Optimistic view of human nature
Idealism is the theme. Questioned life. virtue is what we should aim for not fame.
made royal navy, split church and state. restored peace and order. Made church of England.
invented printing press