Catholic, then Anglican; secret courtship with the daughter of his boss; went to seminary and became Dean of St. Paul's; became great preacher; metaphysical poet
5 things God poured into man
1. Strength, 2. Beauty, 3. Wisdom, 4. Honor, and 5. Pleasure
What did God leave in the bottom of the glass rather than giving it to man?
What would man adore over God if God gave us the gift of rest?
According to the poem, "The Pulley," God intentionally made us rich with blessings, but _____.
The Seventeenth Century time period
What was the Seventeenth Century time period defined by?
Were the Anglicans secularized or austere?
Were the Puritans secularized or austere?
Anglicans and Puritans
Who was the culture war between?
Parliament and Charles
Who was the civil war between?
Tyrannical--extortion, the draft, etc.
Who was Lord Protector?
When did the Puritan Parliament close the theaters, outlaw fancy clothes, public dancing, gambling, etc.?
Sir John Suckling, Richard Lovelace, Robert Herrick
Were the Cavalier poets devoted followers of King Charles?
Led a stupid suicide mission that failed
Was imprisoned for defending the king in Parliament
Lost his parish for a close association with the king
What kind of topics did the Cavalier poets usually write about?
Seize the day
Common theme of their poems
John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell
Was the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral in London
Gave up a life in Parliament for a small parish
Was John Milton's assistant and then a moderate member of Parliament
________ in the culture war
wrote mostly on _________ and philosophical topics
Their writing tends to be stylistically ______
Defenders argue that the clunkiness reflects a sincere look at the _______ within man.
Their writing is intensely __________ intellectual thought.
Surprising, unusual, or even shocking metaphors.
Self-contradictory truths in religion and philosophy.
John Milton, John Bunyan
Was a Puritan who wrote Paradise Lost
Was a Separatist (Puritan in theology, but Baptist in his view of baptism and church leadership).
Wrote The Pilgrim's Progress.
The Pilgrim's Progress is an ________ which depicts the hardships a Christian faces on his journey toward Heaven.
Who do the Cavalier poets follow?