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  1. Today’s Agenda • Go over homework; extra credit reminders; mention midterm information (online) • Today’s class presentation: • Kristin Harper: The Court & Courtly Love • Highlights of Sir Thomas Hoby’s translation of Castiglione’s The Courtier 645-61; • Stress the importance of Petrarch and point out key characteristics of his sonnets (see link online under the sixteenth century) • Introduce Petrarch’s fan club: Wyatt & Surrey • See Wyatt’s “The long love” and Petrarch’s Rima 140 (594-95), “Whoso list” and Petrarch’s Rima 190 (595), “Farewell, Love” (596), “I find no peace” and Petrarch’s Rima 134; • H. Henry, Earl of Surrey: “Love, that doth reign” (609).

  2. Homework • ReadQueen Elizabeth I (687-88): “The doubt of future foes” 695; Christopher Marlowe (1002-04): “The Passionate Shepherd” (1022); Sir Walter Ralegh (917): “The Nymph’s Reply” (917-18), “Methought I saw” (921-22), “The discovery . . . of El Dorado” (923-26) • As you read, consider the questions to think about (posted online) that will guide our coverage of the texts in class. • Print outthe questions & bring them to class. • Quiz on Monday: the answers are on these ten pages 492-96, 592-4 (to the end of the pg), 607, and 645. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- • There will be three presentations next class: • Daniela Torres: Queen Elizabeth’s biography • Jahir Salazar: The rise of Elizabethan England • Sandra Herrera: Sixteenth-century fashion