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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 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 Clothing

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    Fashion is a big part of many people's lives, but it is constantly changing and growing. In the Elizabethan time fashion was very different than it is today. For example trends and materials used have changed. The colors people wore told a lot about who they were, unlike today. Some parts of fashion have stayed pretty constant throughout the years. For example today and then there are known designers around the world. Also fashion still impacts lives greatly. So when looking at fashion throughout

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Fashion Essay

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    Elizabethan Fashion The Elizabethan Era was a time that reflect the mood and values of the 16th century though the use of fashion. It was a period in which a lot of originality and creativity was evident was used to create new styles of dress (Black & Garland 16). The Fashion in Elizabethan England at this time reflected the values and Ideals of the era. It was

  • 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