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    Francesco Petrarch

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    	Francesco Petrarch, was a man held in high regards of his peers. The life in which Petrarch lived, was certainly not one of which many people could have had dealt with. A life of solitude, misplaced love and, family misfortune that was endured. But, through hard workand perseverance, loyalty to the churches which lead to good connections, he was regarded as one of the most influential persons and authors of his time. 	Petrarch was not a man with greatest of family lives. Born in Arezzo in

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    Title- I believe that the title, "The White Doe" will perhaps have something to do with animals because the only way I have ever heard the word doe used is in the context of a female deer. Perhaps the poem will touch on the innocence of an animal or situation because of the word "white" which symbolizes innocence and cleanliness. Paraphrase- In the poem, "The White Doe," the author is speaking of an encounter with a female deer. The encounter takes place in a glade, which is an opening in the

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    He can be known as “the founder of what we call humanism”(Montano 213), and allowed the Renaissance and humanism to grow as a whole. Petrarch expressed his thoughts through writing, such as the Letters to Boccaccio and his Love Sonnets to Laura. The Love Sonnets to Laura were dedicated to Laura because she was supposedly the love of his life. This is a likeness to Dante and the alleged

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    An Italian poet, Francesco Petrarch, wrote a cycle of sonnets to his beloved Laura, which became internationally popular.  In his poetry, Petrarch professes his undying love, and laments her cruelty for not returning his passionate devotion.  He also describes the inspiration for his love - a single glance from her eyes.  In the course of his sonnets, Petrarch and Laura never meet or speak.  She may not even know he exists.  Midway through the sonnet sequence Laura dies.  Petrarch continues to adore

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    Title: When looking at this poem's title, one can get many ideas of what the poem will be about. One of the ideas that I got when I read the title was that it was going to be about a white female deer that was being hunted by a hunter. Another one that I thought up was that a white deer is an angel from heaven that will save someone. The last idea that I came up with was that it was about a white deer that was camouflaged in some snow to escape a predator. Paraphrase: In the first stanza, the

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    Taking a Look at the European Renaissance

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    The foundation for the concept of modern humanism was established during the Renaissance in Europe, which took place during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The European Renaissance indicates a milestone in the shift of the human thought process. During this time period, people became less focused on matters of theism and more focused on exercising philosophies of reason, individuality, and learning. Numerous people developed an interest in a philosophy known as humanism, also referred to

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    During the movement of romanticism in the 19th century literature usually portrayed women to be considerably less than males. Charles Baudelaire is a poet and symbolist born in France in 1821 and is viewed as one of the best lyric poets. He is best known for writing a volume of poems entitled Les fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil) published in 1857 and also pioneered the translation of the work of Edgar Allen Poe to French. During his lifetime the volume gained no critical praise due to its vulgar

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    Sonnet Analysis

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    ways. Sonnet 90 by Francesco Petrarca is a representation of a traditional love sonnet and Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare is a unique and realistic portrayal of true love. The Renaissance rose from the Middle Ages in the Sixteenth Century. A golden age of music, philosophy, architecture, art and most importantly literature. Many topics were written about and reflected on. Among these topics, the most popular were romance and chivalry. Francesco Petrarca testifies to

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    this study, Fisher captures the idea that love can ignite the same euphoric feeling cocaine gives. Human nature drives an inevitable desire to find this drug and love induced euphoria. The poem, “Upon the breeze she spread her golden hair” by Francesco Petrarch and the song, “Northern Wind” written and performed by City and Colour both comparatively capture the feeling of true love as well as the pain that it can cause. Although these two selections differ in exact situation, both speakers use similar

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    Francis Petrarch: Leader of the Humanistic Movement and Father of the Renaissance Before the civic spirit and individuality evident and necessary to the Renaissance came to fruition, there had to have been something to trigger a change in the mentality of the medieval civilization. The medieval manorialism fostered illiteracy and ignorance and a very narrow view of the outside world, people did not question their place, the church, or the need to prepare for the after life. The "awakening"

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