Ch 8: The Golden Age of Spanish Literature (1500-1659)

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Review the Golden Age of Spanish literature with this comprehensive study guide chapter. These bite-sized lessons and quizzes can be used for test preparation, homework help, independent learning, tutoring and more.

The Golden Age of Spanish Literature (1500-1659) - Chapter Summary

This chapter helps you review and analyze the literary works from the Golden Age of Spanish Literature, which lasted from 1500-1689. As you work through these short and engaging lessons, you'll explore important poems and plays of the time period, as well as influential authors and historical figures. The chapter comes with self-assessment quizzes to help you remember important concepts from the lessons. Our instructors are also happy to answer any questions you may have about these literary topics. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the arts during the Spanish Golden Age
  • Summarize/analyze the poems ''Mientras por Competir con Tu Cabello'' and ''Hombres Necios que Acusais''
  • Discuss the themes of ''Miré los Muros de la Patria Mia,'' El Burlador de Sevilla and Segunda Carta de Relación
  • Recognize literary devices from the sonnet ''En Tanto que de Rosa y Azucena''
  • Interpret facts about Hernan Cortes
  • Assess the characteristics of Mexican and Latin American baroque literature

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