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    British Renaissance Produced Many Types of Literature and Was Influenced By Shakespeare, Marlow, and Spenser The British Renaissance produced many types of literature for the world to see. Shakespeare, Spenser, and Marlowe all contributed to the shaping of the time period. Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" portrays one of the typical love poems that can be seen from the Renaissance. A man is in search of the love of another girl, or woman. Sir Walter Raleigh wrote a poem

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    the famous “Frankenstein’s Monster” as her character which embodies the traits of a romantic hero. The model was relatively new; however, Christopher Marlowe had written a character in the early fifteenth century which embodied the same characteristics. These attributes of romanticism in the form of a hero are seen in both Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein and Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus in very much the same way. The authors use their respective hero to show the flaws in human nature and humankind’s

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    Christopher Marlowe’s most famous poem “The Passionate Shepherd to his Love” shows all the different qualities of a classic poem of the late 1500s. The pastoral poem displays the nature of true love and all the many things a person will do to win their love over. Marlowe wrote this poem in the height of the talents of authors such as the most famous one living and writing at the time, William Shakespeare. Authors like Marlowe and Shakespeare teach these ideas of perfect and sweet love in many of

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    Dr Faustus

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    Dr Faustus In Dr. Faustus, Christopher Marlowe uses the resolution of the conflict between Dr. Faustus and the beliefs of his time to explore the idea of man’s place in the universe. In Faustus’ time, it was believed that man had a place in the universe, and man must stay within his boundaries. It can be shown that Dr. Faustus stepped out of his place, failed in his attempt repent his actions, and ultimately caused his own end. The conflict between Dr. Faustus and the belief system of the

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    Shakespeare Authorship

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    Some experts have suggested various authors to be the true genius behind all those plays. Sir Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, William Stanley and Roger Manners have all been identified as possible alternative authors, while the most popular candidate is Earl of Oxford. He was the Lord Great Chamberlain of England and a courtier poet. Unlike Shakespeare, De Vere’s

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    Roman Depictions of Cleopatra

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    midnight? Come, Mephistopheles! Veni, veni Mephistopheles!” (Marlowe, The A text, 2003, pg. 33) He cannot wait for Mephistopheles to arrive, and for himself to feel safe and have everything he wants, and says his name three times almost yelling for him. Word length 527. Bibliography Moohan, E. (2008) Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus, Anita Pacheco, AA100 Book 1 Reputations, Milton Keynes. The Open University pp 30-54. Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus, Act 2, Scene 1, 11. 1-29 in John O’Connor

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    Love Meant to Last

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    enamored with the immediate idea of love that they wander day to day in a dream-like state, completely filled with romantic notions and consumed by the present. Such is the case for the shepherd in “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” by Christopher Marlowe. In this poem, a shepherd reaches out to his love through a pastoral ballad in attempt to woo her. In the companion poem, “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd,” Sir Walter Raleigh writes a well-written and witty response to Marlowe’s shepherd

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    have many similarities. Venus & Adonis, written by William Shakespeare (1593), is the story of lovesick Venus and innocent Adonis. Venus attempts to convince Adonis to have intimate relations with her. In the poem Hero & Leander, written by Christopher Marlowe (1598), Leander convinces the beautiful Hero to consummate their relationship despite her arguments. Another similarity of the two works is the digressions within the poems. In V&A, the digression involves two horses that are overcome by lust

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    Shepherd to His Love Christopher Marlowe’s The Passionate Shepherd to His Love is, on the surface, a romantic poem told from the perspective of a shepherd calling out to a nymph who he hopes will be enticed to living with him. He sets forth an image of crystilline tranquilty, a paradise frozen in amber where the two will be happy for the rest of the foreseeable future. The poem’s first lines read “Come live with me and be my love/ and we will all the pleasures prove” (Marlowe lines 1-2). Already

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    It, The Passionate shepherd to His Love, and The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd The pastoral settings in Shakespeare's As You Like It, "The Passionate shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe, and "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh collectively portray contrasting ideas about nature. Marlowe idealizes pastoral life while Raleigh's companion piece shows its negative aspects. As You Like It explores both the positive and negative qualities. Pastoral settings conventionally

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