Quiz! • Who created a political alliance between Spain and England by marrying his son to Catherine of Aragon? • Who voiced his complaints against church corruption with his “95 Theses”? • Which child of Henry VIII was the strongest monarch? • What significant victory made England a great military power? • What unsuccessful assassination anarchist attempt stemmed from Catholic dissatisfaction with James I?
Who drove the puritans to North America with his oppressive policies? • Who lead the puritans to defeat the king? • What is the term for a well-rounded person who tries to live up to his or her full potential? • What invention influenced a rise in literacy? • What kind of images show up in Pastoral poems? • What’s another name for the English sonnet?
What are the names of the early religious plays from the middle ages? • What was the name of Shakespeare’s theater? • Other than Comedies and Tragedies, what kind of plays did Shakespeare write? • What kind of plays did Ben Jonson write?
Who thought human reason decides what is good and right? • Who wrote about an imaginary perfect place called Utopia? • Who was known for translating the Iliad and the Odyssey into English? • What famous translation of the Bible was published in 1611?
Who were two early translators of the Bible who influenced the official English translation and had trouble with the Catholic church? • What is Milton’s famous poem about the fall of Adam and Eve? • What style of writing is The Pilgrim’s Progress? • Which poet inspired the Cavalier poets? • What was the major theme of Cavalier poems?
Who is the most important of the metaphysical poets? • Metaphysical poetry uses deep, drawn out what?
Sonnets • How many lines are in a sonnet? • How does the Rhyme scheme reflect the meaning? • What is the difference between an Italian and an English sonnet?