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death of Queen Elizabeth I
1660 – 1702
Charles I and James I
protestant, antagonize, create religious controversy, clash with parliament, both believed in the divine right of kings,
Which was worse, James I or Charles I ?
against the king
supporters of the king
leader of the commonwealth; puritan; encouraged freedom of religion.
first time women were on stage
1600 – Nel Gwen
essayist; father of modern science
metaphors aimed at starling the reader
born catholic but abandoned his faith; womanizer (married Anne More, 16), put in prison; converted to Anglicanism.
used metaphysical conciets, used carpe diem
poetic theme “carpe diem”, Herrick and Lovelace
puritan writer, born catholic, wrote pamphlets
a full century, unlike the 17th century
restoring the monarchy and the Church of England
conviction of man’s intellectual superiority
dictionary is revised my
god as a clockwork, universe as a clock, no expectation of divine intervention.
balance, sophistication, rationalism, skepticism,
1702 – 1750
age of swift and pope, big use of satire.
1750 – 1785
Age of Johnson
1785 – 1798
born of english parents in ireland; Anglican minister, hated mankind but loves the individual, scathing satirist.
born catholic, mocked because of his deformity, loved mankind, perfected the heroic couplet, wrote with a lot of dry wit.
epitome of the 18th century, essayist, poet, scholar, and critic.
Holy Sonnet 14 – Batter My Heart
Holy Sonnet 10 – Death Be Not Proud
Know Then Thyself
Rape of the Lock
A Modest Proposal
To The Virgins To Make Much of Time
To Althea From Prison
On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three
On His Blindness
Death Be Not Proud