How Did The Tudor Restoration Influence Jonson's Poetry?

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Qamile Dani
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The Tudor dynasty was harmonized with the printed matter that was first publicized. The early Tudor period was noted by a break with the Roman Catholic Church. It brought an extreme power to the monarchy. Strong relationships were developed with the Continent. It helped increase England’s exposure to the Renaissance culture. Humanism then became an importance force in English literature and life that most believe that was most important. Humanism forces were formed during the time of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) - which was one of the most effective eras in literature history. Writings by Richard Hakluyt, Samuel Purchas, and Sir Walter Raleigh- (poet, historian, courtier, adventurer, and soldier that wrote strong,
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They both shared common supply of literary sources and a dryness of wait and carefulness of expression. Donne’s poetry is known for it’s wistful approach, as Jonson’s is for its class and redefined leadership of passion. Meditative poets Henry Vaughan and Thomas Treherne, meditative religious poets; were influenced by Donne’s work. Thomas Carew, Sir John Suckling, and Richard Lovelace were poets in the Jonsonian tradition, although the way others observed their work altered towards a political view during the English Revolution. Andrew Marvell used the traditions that Donne and Jonson formed. The Jacobean era’s fiercest author of political tracts and also the greatest of all English poets was John Milton. His political tracts were for the defense of Cromwell’s government. Paradise Lost (1667) is a Christian epic. His philosophical and literary culture was fused with Protestant moral and political view. Literature widened during the restoration of the English monarchy. When Puritan restrictions were lifted and the reassembling of the court left to an enjoyment of restraints, both moral and stylistic, embodied in such figures as the Earl of Rochester. The restoration of comedy revealed the influence of French farce and Jacobean. The comedy styles satisfied the public: broad satire, high style, and other

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