Why Is Love So Complicated?

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Vanessa Hernandez Regalado
Mrs. King
Senior English-1
30 January 2015
Background Essay
"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."--Maria Robinson. Scholars believe that the Renaissance was the “rebirth” of a new time period due to the Black Plague that killed more than half of Eastern European population. Many individuals saw it as a new page of life. During this era there were many inventions created like the pocket watch, telescope, art and education. Famous writers like William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh, Christopher Marlowe, and Edmund Spenser wrote literature about love, tragedy, exploration or drama. Many of these writers left many doubts that haven’t been answered up to this day. For instance “Why is love so complicated?” was one of the many questions that was left. Many could say that love is complicated because one person from the relationship isn’t putting their part into the relationship. However, during the Renaissance era one could say what caused love to be so complicated was education, religion and the new Church of England.
Throughout history education was not a subject people saw as a main priority in one’s life. Society started to consider education as something valuable until the Renaissance period. However education was not equal between men and women. Men were allowed to receive an education as a humanist. While in contrast, it was rare for a female to actually have a school education, but
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