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1. How would you summarize the main idea of Petrarch's sonne

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1. How would you summarize the main idea of Petrarch's sonnet?
2. In what ways does Shakespeare's sonnet explore the theme of the nature of love?
3. Both sonnets focus on the worldly romantic love.  How might the focus of these sonnets have been different if they had been written during the Middle Ages? Explain your answers.

You have read and analyzed texts form Erasmus, Petrarch and Shakespeare.
Your task now is to read an excerpt from Machievlli’s “The Prince” and complete the coinciding worksheet.
THIS IS TO BE DONE INDIVIDUALLY!!!!!

Warm-up 12/13/13

You have had a brief overview of the art and literature of the Renaissance.
Now lets take a look as some of the author’s and their works.
In your next packet you have samples of writings from Renaissance authors.
You are to read the specific writings and answer the questions that coincide.

HOMEWORK!!!!!!

Utopia
a work of fiction, tells the story of a land that is almost perfect in every way and serves as an example of what should be. More is known as the “Man for all Seasons” because of his versatility.

Thomas More

The Prince
First work of political science, instruction manual for the Prince to do what is necessary to stay in power and stability.

Machiavelli

The Handbook of the Christian Knight
A work of a Christian Humanist, The Handbook speaks clearly and logically to Christian concerning how their secular lives should reflect their spiritual live

Erasmus

Decameron
Written in 1353, it is a collection of novellas (stories) that demonstrate life in the times and portrays many of the Renaissance attitudes.

Boccaccio

The Book of the Courtier
Book that describes what a nobleman should behave like and what they should strive to be, classically educated and have skills for the military.

Baldassare Castiglione

The Divine Comedy
Story written in the vernacular (Italian) which tells the story of a man’s journey through heaven and hell.

Dante

The best known Renaissance writer

Between 1590 and 1613 he wrote 37 plays

Shakespeare

Hamlet
Taming of the Shrew
A Midsummer’s Night Dream

William Shakespeare

Moved to Northern Europe in 1450
The plague affected the Northward expansion of the Renaissance

Imitated Italian Styles, while adding methods of their own.

Printing Press
More availability of books
People become more literate

The Renaissance Moves North

Michelangelo
1506 to 1626

St. Peter’s Cathedral in the Vatican

Renaissance Architecture

Adoration of the Magi
1504

Albretch Durer

School of Athens
1510

Raphael

David
1400s

Donatello

The Pieta
1500

Michelangelo

Mona Lisa
1502

Leonardo da Vinci

The Last Supper
1498

Leonardo da Vinci

Influenced by Greco-Roman culture; its forms and its themes (ie. beauty of the human body)

Characteristics of Renaissance Art

Three Dimensional


Realistic & Lifelike

Characteristics of Renaissance Art

Humanism
Individualism
Questioning Attitude / Critical thinking
Interest in Secular (non-religious) matters
Rise of the middle class
Great achievements in the arts.

Characteristics of the Renaissance

DBQ Outline due tomorrow (Friday 12/13)
Extra Credit DBQ Essay due Monday (12/16)
Today’s work will need to be done INDIVIDUALLY AND QUIETLY!!! This work is to help prepare for your Unit Final as well as for many more tests to come.
SO NOW ON TO THE LESSON 

A Few Quick Reminders!!!

Advised kings how to rule.

A gift to Lorenzo Medici for his birthday

The end justifies the means.

Machiavelli – The Prince

In Praise of Folly
Book in which Erasmus criticizes the areas of society that were in most need of reform, such as monasteries and church corruption.

Erasmus

The Canterbury Tales
Series of stories depicting the lives of whole social spectrum on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Beckett at the Canterbury Cathedral in England

Geoffrey Chaucer

Father of Humanism

Believed that God had given man his intellect (brains) and potential to be used to the fullest.

Letters

Petrarch

1456: Johann Gutenberg invents the Printing Press.
Books become cheaper and easier to produce

Gained access to broad range of knowledge (Medicine to Religion)

The printing press would greatly contribute to the Protestant Reformation.

The Printing Revolution

Humans, not God.

Reality, not Morality.

Conflict with the Church

Liberal Arts

In North, some religious focus (reform Church!)

Humanism (a review)

Began to use the vernacular instead of classical Latin.
(vernacular = the native language)

Renaissance Writers

Brunelleschi
1420-1436

Dome of the Cathedral of Florence

Giovanni Arnolfini and Bride
1434

Jan van Eyck

David
1501-1504

Michelangelo

The Last Judgment
1534 to 1541

Michelangelo

Sculpture in the Round / in Relief

Characteristics of Renaissance Art

New mediums: Oil on canvass
And old: Frescos

Characteristics of Renaissance Art

Linear Perspective: Vanishing point.


Characteristics of Renaissance Art

Northern Humanists stressed education and classical learning, however, unlike the Italian humanists, they emphasized religious themes.
Northern Humanists: Renaissance should bring about religious and moral reform.

Humanism in Northern Europe

Conflict with the Catholic Church because of their questioning attitudes

Emphasizes study of the Liberal Arts: Grammar and Rhetoric, Poetry, History, and Ethics

Humanism

Focuses on humans (not religion)

Concentrate on everyday human problems, achievements, relationships

Reality not morality!

Humanism

Renaissance Art

Madonnas
1483-1520

Raphael

             

Medieval Art
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