Renaissance poetry notes

Again
“Re” means

Birth
“Naissance” means

Rebirth
“Renaissance” altogether means

Greece and Rome
During the Renaissance time period, there became a renewed interest in ancient _____ and _____.

Knowledge, art, and architecture
There was also a rebirth in classical ____, ______, and ______.

15th-17th century
In England, when did the Renaissance time period begin and end

Tudors
During the Renaissance, what family was in power of the English throne?

Henry the eighth
Was a catholic until his wife, Catherine of Aragon, could not produce a son. Could not receive an annulment from the pope.

The church
Henry remarried anyway and seized all property owned by whom?

Protestant
Henry turned England into a _____ nation

Catholic
Henry VIII’s successors tried to convert the nation back to a _____ nation

Elizabeth I
Henry VIII’s daughter who solidified England as a Protestant nation

Intelligent and wise. Arts
Elizabeth I was very ____ and _____. She also promoted the _____ in England.

Literature
What saw growth due to Elizabeth’s encouragement

Narratives, poetry, and drama
Popular forms of literature during the Renaissance period

Lyric poems, narrative poems
During Elizabeth’s reign, ____ poems became more popular than _____ poems.

Sonnet form
The Elizabethan posts perfected the _____ poem

Sonnet cycles
Sonnets were often written in “_____” or a series of sonnets that fit loosely together to tell a story

14 lines, rhyme scheme
Sonnets are usually ____ lines and has a set ______

Love
What sonnets are usually about

Petrarchan
This sonnet is known as the old Italian form

Petrarchan
One 8 line stanza rhymed: abba abba

Petrarchan
One 6 line stanza rhymed: cdcdcd or cdecde

Shakespearean
This type of sonnet is known as the new English form

All
14 rhymed lines

Shakespearean
Rhyme scheme: Abab, cdcd, efef, gg

Shakespearean
Three 4- line stanzas followed by a rhyming couplet ( two rhyming lines next to each other)

Spenserian
Rhyme scheme: Abab, bcbc, cdc, ee