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Crushing (and Gushing) On Queen Bess

I’ve always been fascinated by the era of England’s Queen Elizabeth I.  She ruled a nation on the rising side of Empire, and the virile energy of the day reflected this.   555 more words


Another Book Read. Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

This is the second book of the fifty I plan to read in the next 2.5 years during my 101 in 1001, I suppose it is technically a play but it is a cover with paper pages in between so I will call it a book for all intensive purposes. 286 more words


Bellwork #12

10 Curses:

Thou vain spur-galled gull-catcher!
Thou wayward milk-livered scantling!
Thou roguish evil-eyed strumpet!
Thou greasy muddy-mettled younker!
Thou distempered guts-griping pigeon-egg!
Thou spleeny lily-livered horn-beast! 16 more words


Romantic and Elizabethan Drama

Objectives: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze literary texts of different cultures and eras. Students will learn to work with a variety of multimedia sources and software platforms. 1,005 more words


Character Analysis of Marlowe's Faustus

Doctor Faustus is the primary character in Marlowe’s tragedy of the same title, that tells the story of a renowned scholar of the Renaissance era who sold his soul to the devil in order to achieve twenty four years of infinite power. 1,606 more words

Elizabethan Era

Thank you, William Shakespeare

“Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.” William Shakespeare

By Alex P. Vidal

WE should credit the unscrupulous publishers who published the 18 unauthorized versions of William Shakespeare’s plays, made some money perhaps, and managed to get away with their shenanigans. 472 more words