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1 Sonnet 67 Edmund Spenser by Cory, Steve, and Carlos by Cory, Steve, and Carlos

2 Edmund Spenser c –1599 c –1599 Educated in London Educated in London best known for The Faerie Queene best known for The Faerie Queene Use of 3 quatrains and a couplet for sonnets Use of 3 quatrains and a couplet for sonnets Combined Petrarchan and Shakespearan elements Combined Petrarchan and Shakespearan elements

3 Written during Elizabethan Era Written during Elizabethan Era Spenser Praised Tutor Dynasty and Elizabeth I Spenser Praised Tutor Dynasty and Elizabeth I Golden Age and height of English Renaissance Golden Age and height of English Renaissance Same time Shakespeare was writing Same time Shakespeare was writing When was it Written?

4 The speaker is anonymous and can be anyone The speaker is anonymous and can be anyone It could even be Wiz Khalifa It could even be Wiz Khalifa Intented audience is men pursuing women for love Intented audience is men pursuing women for love

5 What is the Message? When trying to get girls don’t come on too strong at first When trying to get girls don’t come on too strong at first Give the girl some space and she will return when comfortable Give the girl some space and she will return when comfortable Play it cool when the lady does come back Play it cool when the lady does come back

6 Story as an Allegory a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another. a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another. extended metaphor extended metaphor presents an idea, principle or meaning, which can be presented in literary form presents an idea, principle or meaning, which can be presented in literary form visual symbolic representation visual symbolic representation Allegory of Queen Elizabeth

7 Literary Devices Alliteration: Alliteration: Strange thing, me seemed, to see a beast so wild Simile: Like as a huntsman after weary chase Assonance: Seeing the game from him escaped away, Sits down to rest him in some shady place

8 More Literary Terms Metaphor: Metaphor: Deer= woman Hunter= man Symbolism: Brooke symbolizes the needs of the deer and how to quench thirst Brooke symbolizes the needs of the deer and how to quench thirst Women have needs like the deer Women have needs like the deer

9 Relevance to Elizabethan Era The Elizabethan era was a time when romanticism was popular The Elizabethan era was a time when romanticism was popular Just like today, men were pursuing women and trying to win their love Just like today, men were pursuing women and trying to win their love Allegories were popular at the time Allegories were popular at the time Wiz Khalifa

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11 1) People still enjoy hearing and listening to love stories.

12 2) There is and always will be the chasing of women by men in stories and reality.

13 3) The text and words used in the writing of this sonnet during the Elizabethan era, can still be understood fairly easily today.


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