- – The Elizabethan Puritanism was gone; however, it lacked the vigor of the Elizabethan age.
- – The Restoration relied on reason and facts rather than speculation. Religious values were not questioned. There was a predominance of the classical value (clarity, precision, avoidance of sentimentality, belief in the power of reason).
- – This period is also called the Neoclassical Age or the Age of Reason (also the Augustan Age). Poets did not deny the value of imagination; they only thought that it should be controlled by reason.
- – Writers imitated the authors from the Augustan Age (Virgil, Horace, Ovid) and drew parallels between the two ages and between themselves and those authors.
Explain Lawrence’s remarks. “It is strange, the incompatibility of death with life. It is one or the other”.
Q. Explain Lawrence’s remarks. “It is strange, the incompatibility of death with life. It is ...