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17th century poetry

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17th century poetry


Introductory concepts

 The 17th Century.ppt


The Scientific Revolution

The Ptolemaic Universe


Copernicus's Heliocentric Solar System


Tycho's Compromise

Kepler's Elliptical Orbits


John Donne


"The Flea"


 "A Valediction Forbidding Mourning"  

The poem in a Word document for glossing

"A Valediction" close reading questions


Holy Sonnet X in PDF format

Holy Sonnet X 

Holy Sonnet X discussion page

Sonnet X Close Reading Questions



Ben Jonson 

Ben Jonson talk page

"On My First Son" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/jonson/son.htm

"The Forest (to Celia)" [aka "Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/jonson/celia2.htm

"Song to Celia" (Come, my Celia, let us prove) http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/jonson/celia1.htm




Cavaliers talk page 


Sir John Suckling

"Out Upon It" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/suckling/outuponit.htm

"Song" from Aglaura  http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/suckling/whysopale.htm


Robert Herrick

"Delight in Disorder" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/herrick/disorder.htm

"Upon Julia's Clothes" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/herrick/clothes.htm

"To The Virgins, To Make Much of Time" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/herrick/tovirgins.htm


Richard Lovelace

"To Lucasta, Going to the Wars" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/lovelace/lucastawars.htm

"To Althea, From Prison" http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/lovelace/altheaprison.htm




Felix culpa, the "happy fall" paradox


George Herbert

"Easter Wings"     http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/herbert/easterwings.htm

"The Pulley"     http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/herbert/pulley.htm


Henry Vaughan

"The Retreat"     http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/vaughan/retreat.htm


17th century poetry quiz

Andrew Marvell:

"To His Coy Mistress"





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