The sonnet

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Riassunto del rinascimento inglese, epoca d'oro per lo sviluppo della poesia, delle canzoni e dei sonetti (1 pagine formato doc)

The renaissance is the golden Age of the literature because of the development of the poetry with the songs and the sonnets.
The sonnet was a literary genre originated in Italy where was improved by Dante and above all by Petrarch. The main themes of the sonnets are: the love sought, the love satisfied and love for a woman who couldn’t love the poet. The woman was perfect both physically and morally. In this poetries there were a strong contrast between the desire of the woman and the unhappier caused by this unhappy love. These lyrics were characterized by a lot of paradoxes: the woman, beautiful but cruel, made the man suffering but the man didn’t want to stop suffering.