Women's Literature 10 Elizabeth I: Her Poetry On Monsieurs Departure

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this produces a very even and regular meter rhythm This

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would fit in perfectly when shakespeare sonnet i am big

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is the rhythm so right like but um the the

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heartbeat and then pan town or just means there are

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five of them so each line is butt bump but

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bump bump ba bump bump bum But mom got bom

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bom bom bom bom bom super rhythmic super normal but

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i think the scandalous part of that is just that

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she's supposed be the virgin queen and she's writing these

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love palm yeah to a frenchman no less Francois davala

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Basically they were on again off again another powerful woman

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again Kind of like taylor swift who had relationships that

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kind of kept going and then sometimes ended and then

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kept going so publicly Elizabeth said she couldn't marry him

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because he was catholic Yeah and she wasn't Yeah this

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is like during high Anglicanism right back This pretty much

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would have ripped the country apart So she continues to

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see him She's in love with him and really interesting

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thing is in the poems She seems to have this

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really tenderness for him and also to think of herself

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as kind of a mute and soft Those are the

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words that she uses to describe how she's feeling and

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like melting snow which is totally in contrast to this

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ice cold decision maker Yeah yes so it's interesting that

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here she has this like sensuous melty you side there's

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a real contrast here between what she might be feeling

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and this very practical pragmatic business layer What she's thinking

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about which is the future of our country and what

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she could do to position herself to run it What

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is i am big pentameter Who did elizabeth the first

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