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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 Era Essay

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    Elizabethan Era Then and now Elizabethan Era is one of many memorable and important events in England. It got its name from Queen Elizabeth, the queen who ruled that era. The Elizabethan age is an era that inspired national pride through classical ideals, poetry, literature, and more. There are three aspects the states that the Elizabethan era as the “Golden Age” and it is their military power, government, and most importantly culture. The first aspect is

  • 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 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

  • Essay On Elizabethan Food

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    (Source 1) "ELIZABETHAN FOOD." Elizabethan Food. Heather Thomas, n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2016. Summary: This website tells the history of food at the time of the Elizabethan Era.Poor people had unvaried diets consisting largely of bread, fish, cheese and ale, but the rich of Elizabethan England ate well.All kinds of meats were served to the rich people of Elizabethan England.Vegetables and fruits were regarded with some suspicion and was far more common for roasted and boiled

  • 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

  • The Roles Of The Elizabethan Period

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    The Elizabethan period, named after the greatest Queen of England - Queen Elizabeth I who ruled England during that time, is considered to be the most splendid age of the history of English Literature, the golden age of English history and one of the greatest periods of world history. It was a time of many changes and developments and remarkable feats were achieved during this time. But how different is it exactly from the present? At the same manner, how is it akin to the present? Monarchy, a political