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Unformatted text preview: his poem is quite depressing and gloomy, but still starts out in the middle. The form
is in iambic pentameter while it talks about the very sad story of the unfortunate girl. “The
Visions” is an excellent poem overall, but it is still extremely sad and surprising. Biography
Francesco Petrarch was born on July 20th, 1304 in a little town called Arezzo, but he grew
up learning in Ancisa. He lived through very hard times around his town but he always made the
best of it and sent a letter to the King and Queen. His writing is so powerful and amazing, that
people are amazed and stunned with his writing. He lived the rest of his life in Italy, so that he
could keep on close contact with the pope and cardinals....
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2014 for the course ENGLISH Sophomore taught by Professor Bethsegal during the Spring '11 term at Capital Christian School.
- Spring '11