3.1 LEARNING OUTCOMES
After reading this chapter, you will be able to:
Analyze the causes for the Civil War in which Parliamentarians opposed the Royalists.
Describe the reasons for the Restoration of monarchy in England in 1661.
Analyze the religious conflicts that led to the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
Describe the growth of knowledge and reason as sources of individual authority and individual rights.
Compare Metaphysical poetry with Elizabethan poetry.
Describe distinguishing features of Classical, Metaphysical, and Cavalier poetry.
Describe the influence of courtiers and intellectuals on seventeenth-century drama.
Compare Milton’s epic Paradise Lost with Spenser’s epic The Faerie Queene.