Milton, Behn - Aphra Behn-first female that made money off...

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DeCiantis Civil unrest occurred under Charles I Charles II was brought back to the throne John Milton: “L Allegro” – happy one “Il Ponderoso” pensive one -Iambic pentameter -pastoral tradition Focused on liberty- religion, political “Lycidas” – for the loss of a friend, critiques pastors Paradise Lost  Book 1 – Iambic pentameter, no regular rhyme scheme, blank verse “justify ways of God to man;” lofty goal Satan doesn’t appear down and out, but thinks they had a chance of defeating God, and he  thinks he is still invincible
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Unformatted text preview: Aphra Behn-first female that made money off writing, was a mover and shaker Oroonoko set in Surinam, not a true abolitionist work, inconsistent Mixed: good character/bad color Oroonoko Marries Lmoinda, but an older king wants her, and Oroonoko doesnt say anything The older king realizes his wrong, and sells both into slavery Oroonoko fights to death (execution) to take over the plantation, kills own wife to protect her Heroic romance DeCiantis (Outline sheets on Defoe, Poe, Dryden)...
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