In 1587, he was allowed to obtain his Masters, only after the Privy Council sent a letter to the university making it very clear that his service to the government had frequently taken him abroad. He left Cambridge after six and a half years of study with the intention of taking holy orders and entering the Anglican Church, as ordained by his scholarship. However, instead he entered the government service, as an agent. In edition, Marlowe became a playwright for the London theatres. As an occasional actor in 1589, Marlowe maintained his role as a regular dramatist for the Lord Admirals Company.
William Shakespeare’s work was inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer, where many of his poems were the onset for some of his great plays, Plutarch, where he used his famous work, Parallel Lives, as a source, and many other writers. Although Shakespeare struggled to get an education during his childhood, he has written many plays, poems, and stories that are still being read and taught throughout English Literature today. When Shakespeare was seven, he went to a local grammar school in Stratford. The school’s educational program expressed classical education of Grammar, rhetoric, Latin, Roman comedy, and Greek mythology. Latin was taught in school due to the fact that it was Europe’s international language.
As a British poet Milton discovered good things in his early and personal life, career, and his two explicated poems. John Milton was an inspirational British poet. John Milton was in London, England on December 9, 1608 to John Milton, Sr. and Sara Jeffrey (http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/milton/milton-bio.htm). He had been impressed by his father’s work as he was growing up. Milton early and personal life began when his parents had hired a private tutor for him, name William Chappell.
In 1597 he was able to purchase a large house, New Place, in his native town" (Encyclopedia International). William Shakespeare was a Protestant that attended the Church of England. This church was a mixture between the old Roman Catholic Church and the newer Protestant Church. The Bible was Shakespeare greatest source throughout his career as a playwright and poet. He used quotes from "Genesis," "... ... middle of paper ... ...daughter, Susanna.
... ... middle of paper ... ...ings musketeers by his antagonist throughout the novel, the Cardinal. Every conflict described here has lead to the progress of one thing, mainly to the advancement of the Cardinals power in France and to the victory of the Catholics in the siege of la Rochelle. This is just a glimpse of how conflicts can lead to historical progress. This novel is also famous for its saying “All for one and one for all” (Dumas, The Three Musketeers). The musketeer’s friendship is part of the reason that progress occurred in the conflicts mention above.
John Milton was born in London, England (1608), to Sarah Jeffrey and his father, who was also named John. His mother was the daughter of a merchant sailor. His father was a law writer and also composed music. He inherited a love for art and music from his father. By the time he was twelve he entered Christ’s college, Cambridge, where he wrote much religious poetry in Latin, Italian, and English.
Swifts mother wanted him to be successful so, she sent him to go work as a secretary under Sir William Temple, an established essayist and graduate from Cambridge. Because Temple was a prominent parliamentary figure Swift was exposed too much literature during this time period (1689-1699), which shaped his books later on. While working under Sir William Temple, Swift lived in Moor Park, Farnham. During his time living at Moor Park he met Stella, also known as Ester Johnson, which influenced and inspired his work, Journal to Stella. Swift was ambitious and wanted to start a career working at the church however, his satirical works Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books prevented Swift from getting a position in the church because they insulted Queen Anne.
English poet, playwright, critic, and librettist Wystan Hugh Auden had a major influence on the poetry of the twentieth century. Auden was born on February 21, 1907 in York, England. Auden was born and raised in a greatly industrial section of northern England. His father, a prominent physician with an extensive knowledge of mythology, and his mother, a strict Anglican, both had strong influences on Auden’s poetry. During his child he moved to Birmingham.
Pope’s father was a Roman Catholic who worked as a linen draper; soon after he retired with a little amount of benefits to pursue his child’s education (Encyclopedia Britannica). When Alexander became a toddler, he was diagnosed with Pott’s disease, or tuberculosis for the rest of his life (Academy of American Poets). A while later his condition started to take effect on him. In spite the condition he could do what he could, but still started on his education. Young Pope struggled to receive a decent education.
Hans wanted a better life for his eldest son (two of his brothers had been succumbed to the plague), and desired for Martin to become a lawyer, so Hans worked diligently to Martin an education to equip him to do well in Law school. Hans sent his son to Latin schools in Mansfeld that established I Martin Luther the fundamentals of rhetoric, logic, and grammar. These Lessons were further elaborated upon when Luther attended Madgeburg in 1497 and Eisenach in 1498. Luther entered the University of Erfurt in 1501, where he took part in a curriculum of rigorous spiritual exercises and rote memorization to graduate four years later with a master’s degree. Following his earthly... ... middle of paper ... ...le claim that the Reformation was “a great blessing to the world” and that it had “proved so even to the Church of Rome,” which had to admit that because of its “love for the word of God” Luther’s Reformation was immortal.