what came before renaissance
when was the renaissance
late 16th to late 17th century
how did they access truth in renaissance
when was enlightenment?
late 17th to late 18th century
how did they access truth in enlightenment?
what does metaphysical mean
meta: after, physical: matter
what themes were in metaphysical poetry?
themes of afterlife through spiritual, through physical things
characteristics of metaphysical poetry
-wits-marked by intellect-god-human experience