17TH CENTURY LITERATURE

Topic: EnvironmentNatural Disasters
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Last updated: May 10, 2019
Nymph
Mythological Spirit of nature imagined as a beautiful maiden inhabiting rivers, woods, or other locations.

When did Christopher Marlowe earn his Bachelors?
1584

Why did the school hesitate to give him his Masters Degree?
Because he had frequent absences.

Pastoral Literature
Idealizes rural life & landscapes, Set in beautiful rural areas.

What were the rumors about Marlowe
That he was an atheist.

Who Killed Marlowe
Ingram Frizer.

A Song With Pastoral Evidence
America The Beautiful, and What a Wonderful World

What made them give Marlowe his masters?
Because they thought that he missed classes because he was working for his country.

Philomel
Athenian Princess who was raped by her brother-in-law tereus.

Wayward
Swayed or prompted by caprice; capricious

Reckoning
The action or process of calculating or estimating something.

Why did he write “A Modest Proposal”?
To address the over population problem in Ireland.

Gall
Bold, impudent behavior.

Parody
Mimics the topic it is mocking.

It is used for pure entertainment, and has no direct influence on society.

Satire
Mocks the topic without mimicking it. It stands for a social or political change.

Where and when was Jonathan Swift born?
Dublin, Ireland in 1667

When did Jonathan Die?
1745

Ripe
Fruit or grain developed to the point of readiness for eating.

Kirtle
A womens petti coat

Who met and married a girl that was 15 years younger then he was? term-13
Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal is an example of what?
Satire

Wanton
Deliberate & without motive or provocation; uncalled for; headstrong ; willful

What did Jonathan Swift write?
Gullivers Travelers and A Modest Proposal.

What Jonathan a satirist?
Yes

What did Jonathan Swift and Christopher Marlowe have in common?
They both had a degree in art.

What was the rumor about Jonathan swift involving his wife?
He carried a lock of her hair on him at all times.

What is the problem that the Irish people face in A modest proposal?
They are overpopulated

What is Jonathan Swift’s Proposal Ireland being overpopulated?
To make all the young children work by making clothes and food.

Why would infants be more plentiful in the month of march?
Because they are told by a grave author that by fish being a prolific diet, there are more children born in roman catholic countries about nine months after lent then any other season. After lent the markets will be more glutted than usual.

How does swift make himself appear to be an expert?
He hit the people of Ireland with actual facts and then he comes up with an idea on to fix the problem.

Who will end up buying the newborn babies in the kingdom? (Ireland)
The people of quality and fortune; The wealthy.

Delight
Please someone greatly.

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