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BC: CITATIONS: | http://faculty.evansville.edu/rl29/art340/f04/renaissancepainting.html | http://doloresmonet.hubpages.com/hub/Renaissance-Fashion-Womens-Clothing-in-Elizabethan-England | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Renaissance_painting

FC: Shakespeare and The Renaissance | By: Gabriella Barile

1: ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW DOES THE RENAISSANCE INFLUENCE LITERATURE AND HISTORY? | The Renaissance influenced literature and history by giving people something to write about and something to create their plays and poems around. This time period influenced history because it was a time of many individuals achievements and the potential people had. During this time people were able to express what was happening through their artwork and plays.

2: Similarities: There were similarities between the Italian Renaissance and the Elizabethan Renaissance. One similarity the two had in common was the idea of humanism, Humanism focuses on human potential and achievements. Both of the Renaissance periods was a time of celebration and advances in my different areas. Another similarity the two periods shared was the celebration of the arts, inventions and music. The Italian Renaissance had a few key people that made achievements. These key people included DaVinci, Michelangelo, Petrach and Boccario. The Elizabethan Renaissance included Shakespeare and many others.

3: <--- Italian art | <---Elizabethan art | Symbol for Humanism!

4: Differences: Although there were similarities between these two periods there were also some differences. One difference was that both periods did focus on the celebration of the arts but during the Italian Renaissance most of the focus was on artwork and different painters. Some of the painters during the Renaissance were DaVinci and Michelangelo. The Elizabethan Renaissance focused on the writing of plays, sonnets and other forms of acting. The most famous play writer was William Shakespeare. Another difference that existed was the difference in religion. The Italian Renaissance was during a time when most people practiced more of a spiritual religion where as the religion during the Elizabethan Renaissance went between Catholic and Protestant.

5: Protestant symbol | Catholic symbol | Shakespeare scene | Spiritual religion | Mona Lisa- Italian Art

6: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE | Shakespeare and The Globe Theatre

7: William Shakespeare was born and baptized in Stratford Upon Avon in 1564. He was the son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden, as well as the brother to seven other children. Later in life William married Anne Hathaway and had three children with her,Susanna, Judith and Hamnet. Even though he had children with his wife there were rumors through out Shakespeare's life that he cheated on his wife many times. He lived most of his life in Stratford with his wife and three children. After a successful career, William Shakespeare died August 6th of 1623.

8: CAREER | Shakespeare was an actor, writer and poet during the Elizabethan England Renaissance. He moved to London in 1585 in order to pursue his career as a writer. Shakespeare had his own company,the Chamberlin's Men which was later changed to The Kingsmen. Shakespeare was able to have a successful career because Queen Elizabeth supported the art of acting, play writing. The Globe Theatre was an achievement that Shakespeare was able to be part of. It opened up in 1597 but didn't stay open for many years after that. The theatre closed twice, on time it closed because of the plague and the second time it was burned down as the result of a cannon being fired at it. Despite a few obstacles he had to face, Shakespeare had a successful career writing 37 plays mainly because of the support he got from Queen Elizabeth. | Queen Elizabeth

9: During the time Shakespeare's plays were being written and performed the language used was known as modern english. | 'tis= it is ope= open o'er= over gi'= give ne'er= never I'= I've e'er= ever Oft= often a'= at e'ev= every | art= are coz= because hark you= listen knave= fellow stay= stop thrice= 3 times | LANGUAGE | Scene from Romeo and Juliet

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