exam 2 study guide.docx - 1 Queen Elizabeth I daughter of Henry VII(8th and Anne Boleyn Protestant queen inspired many literary works such as The Faerie

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1. Queen Elizabeth I- daughter of Henry VII (8th) and Anne Boleyn, Protestant queen, inspired many literary works such as The Faerie Queene by Spenser and other works by Shakespeare 2. Ki ng James VI of Scotland (King James I of England)- king of Scotland from July 24, 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625; Queen Elizabeth didn’t have an heir; Shakespeare wrote Macbeth for King James 3. Christopher Marlowe- born in 1564, went to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1580, served as a spy, wrote Doctor Faustus between 1589-1592, killed in bar fight in 1593 4. Dr. Faustus- play written by Marlow, contains tragic hero, Dr. Faustus, who sells his soul to the devil for forbidden knowledge; tragic flaw: ambitious nature to learn leads to his downfall 5. The Passionate Shepherd to His Love- one of the most famous Elizabethan song by Marlowe; pastoral lyric poem with imagery of beautiful landscape, different from dirty London, people wanted relief from the city; love, peace, place to think and bring your lover 6. So nnet Cycle- group of sonnets, arranged to address a particular person or theme, and designed to be read both as a collection of fully realized individual poems and as a single poetic work comprising all the individual sonnets. 7. Petrarchan Sonnet- aka Italian sonnet, 14 lines, iambic pentameter, ABBAABBA, octave (problem introduced in first 8 lines), volta (problem in line 9), sestet (solution in last 6 lines), themes of love, war, mortality, use of conceits (extended metaphor) 8. Edmund Spenser- wrote Amoretti , ca. 1552, born to parents of modest means, went to Pembroke College, Cambridge, translated poems of anti-catholic propaganda; art of
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