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  • Elizabethan Music

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    Music During The Elizabethan Era During the reign of Queen Elizabeth the First (1558-1603), English art and culture reached a high point known as the top of the English renaissance. Elizabethan music experienced a change in popularity from sacred to non religious music and the rise of instrumental music. Experienced musicians were hired by the Church of England, the wealthy, and rising middle-class. Queen Elizabeth I greatly enjoyed music and played the lute and virginal herself. She also believed

  • The Elizabethan Era

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    Way way back long ago there was a time period called “The Elizabethan era”. It was full of many wonderful things, such as fashion. They had a very particular fashion. The Elizabethan era was the Queen Elizabeth I's reign which was from 1558–1603. It took place in England. It is also known as the golden age. This also happened to be when Elizabethan Theatre began to grow and playwrights like Shakespeare composed many plays that changed the way of the old style theatre ways. Towards the end of Queen

  • Elizabethan Health Essay

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    Health Issues Of The Elizabethan Time            The Elizabethan era was not only a period of rations medical science, but also a time of great superstition. Medicine remained attached to astrology and other beliefs such as the supernatural. Elizabethan times was the era in which Queen Elizabeth I and Shakespeare lived. However the times were very unsanitary. People threw their trash out the window and if their dog or cat died, they would throw

  • Elizabethan Times- Othello

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    which the Shakespearean play, Othello is set in is a clear representation of the writer's context. The values, attitudes and beliefs that Shakespeare reveals in the opening and closing scenes of Othello, are the exact to the ones accepted by the Elizabethans of the sixteenth century. With the limited number of Black people being around, in Othello we can see the racist remarks that are being made upon one, as well as the resilience to accept one within a society. Even though the play itself is set

  • Elizabethan Gender Roles

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    Gender Roles: Shakespearean and Modern During the Elizabethan times, there were many issues facing common people and William Shakespeare. An important issue that played a part in everyday life for Elizabethans, whether rich or poor, was the difference between men and women. Gender roles have been debated throughout history and are changing everyday. Although modern American gender roles are much more defined and different than Elizabethan times, if Shakespeare were to live today, his writing

  • Elizabethan Clothes and Costumes

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    The people who lived during the Elizabethan Era were not allowed to wear whatever they like or desired. Their Fashion choices had to be followed by a strict law! The English people chose to establish social classes by the colors they wore and this had an affect on costumes used in theatre. Queen Elizabeth I followed the sumptuary laws, which was only certain classes were consent to wear specific fabric and colors. Therefore in plays the actors could only wear certain colors for their costumes that

  • Elizabethan Era Beauty

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    Beauty in the Elizabethan Era and Much Ado About Nothing Throughout history, literature has been a way for people to expand their viewpoint and appreciate the world around them through different cultures and traditions presented in a story. C. S. Lewis explains that through literature; “We seek an enlargement of our being. We want to be more than ourselves” (137). This explains that through literature, people learn lessons and read because they want to learn from these lessons and better themselves

  • The During The Elizabethan Era Essay

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    The Elizabethan theater became a central part of social life in Shakespeare’s time and was a form of entertainment that took people’s minds off the daily hardships during the Elizabethan era. The Elizabethan era is known for its English nationalism and advancements of arts during the English Renaissance. Because of this, the Elizabethan era is considered to be the height of the English Renaissance. England’s working class had a difficult life. Powerful lords owned and governed local districts that

  • The Elizabethan Era Of Europe

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    The Elizabethan era also known as the Tudor period of Europe was an amazing time to be an artist in Europe There were so much culture and life that was created during that time. According to many historians, this time period was the Golden Age of Europe. The Elizabethan era took place between the years 1558-1608. As alluded to be the name of the period this was during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. This Period also was full of Europe colonizing the world. One of Queen Elizabeth’s most famous Charters

  • Women Of The Elizabethan Society

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    Women of the Elizabethan society, such as in Shakespeare’s Othello, are particularly not considered as equal. Women were more often seen as less of people who need to be helped and aided by man. This ideology was spread by both men and women of that time by them playing into the gender roles of male and female. Othello gives a relative example of the male and female ideology being accepted and spread throughout society in the Elizabethan age. With it only being three women in the play, Desdemona