Reinassance poetry

Renaissance Poetry. There was a collapse in learning and much technical capacity as a result of the and chaos that followed the fall of the Roman Empire. There was a revival of material culture long before the Renaissance. Surrey was the first one to use the blank verse of the translation of the Aeneid. Poetry became the entertainment of the high classes Spenser poetry.He was a renaissance neoplatonistic, he devoted his life to the writing of The faerie Queene, that was a praise to monarchy,

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Midterm

What’s comparative politics?

-Comparative politics focuses on power and decision making within national boundaries

 (Politics beyond national boundaries is the realm of international relations)

-Focus is on comparing more than one place or time to develop generalized understandings of political activity

Why comparative politics?

-understand political issues

-generate lessons from one place to apply in another

-to develop broad theories

Theory: abstract argument that provides a systematic explanation

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