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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
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
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
made royal navy, split church and state. restored peace and order. Made church of England.
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