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Elizabethan

  1. 1. ElizabethanLiterature
  2. 2. Elizabethan Poetry and Prose shiftfrom narrative to lyric poetry popular lyric form - sonnet sonnets by Sir Philip Sydney, Edmund Spenser, form perfected by Shakespeare Shakespeare’s sonnet form became known as English sonnet replacing Petrarchan (Italian) sonnet.
  3. 3.  otherpopular type of poetry - pastoral poems - celebrates a simple life in the countryPROSE monumental prose achievement of era - King James Bible fifty-four scholars worked seven years to translate into English
  4. 4. Lyric Poetry Lyricpoetry - expresses observations and feelings of a single speaker Sonnet (type of lyric poem) 14 lines single theme iambic pentameter specific rhyme scheme/stanza form
  5. 5. Sonnet Sequence series of sonnets written to one person or on one theme each sonnet can stand on its own or viewed as a series to trace trace a relationshipIambic Pentameter five sets of “feet” consisting of a weak beat followed by a strong beatRhyme Scheme the pattern in which the end words rhyme

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