Commedia del arte character analysis and traits pantalone

Italian literature

He was the inventor of the hybrid genre of the sirventes- planh in Several of the lyrics of the La Vita Nuova deal with the theme of the new life. It is vigorous in the expression of feelings.

Nicoletto da Torino was probably from Turin. In the north, the poems of Giacomino da Verona and Bonvicino da Riva were specially religious, and were intended to be recited to the people.

Much has been written about the sources of the novels of the Decamerone. In short, the language of the epic poetry belonged to both tongues.

The one and only subject of these poems is love; but the treatment is full of variety in conception, in imagery and in sentiment, derived from the most varied impressions of nature.

Religious literature[ edit ] In the 13th century a religious movement took place in Italy, with the rise of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders. Terramagnino da Pisafrom Pisawrote the Doctrina de cort as a manual of courtly love. Guittone took as his special model Seneca the Youngerand hence his prose became bombastic.

The second part of the Canzoniere is the more passionate.

He was the first to put together a Latin translation of the Iliad and, inthe Odyssey. The influence of these poets on the native Italians got the attention of Aimeric de Peguilhan in We see here vision, allegory, and instruction with a moral object—three elements we find again in the Divine Comedy.

It may be that Boccaccio knew the French poem of the Trojan war by Benoit de Sainte-More ; but the interest of his poem lies in the analysis of the passion of love. The religious movement in Umbria was followed by another literary phenomenon, the religious drama. The personal interest he brings to bear on the historical representation of the three worlds is what most interests us and stirs us.

It was the first great poetical work of Northern Italy, written in a kind of verse marked by assonancea poetic device more widespread in Northern Europe.

The rudeness of the old fabliaux gives place to the careful and conscientious work of a mind that has a feeling for what is beautiful, that has studied the classic authors, and that strives to imitate them as much as possible. Examples include the chansons de gesteMacairethe Entre en Espagne written by Niccola of Paduathe Prise de Pampeluneand others.

The facts are not separate; rather, the former caused the latter[ citation needed ]. It is written in the Venetian language.

In this, he was a precursor of modern times and modern aspirations. Girardo Cavallazzi was a Ghibelline from Novara. An allegorical meaning hides under the literal one of this great epic.

Herbort and Konrad used a French source to make an almost original work in their own language. Other poems previously attributed to Francis are now generally recognized as lacking in authenticity.

Both had fled the Albigensian Crusadelike Aimeric de Peguilhan. This was elaborated by these poets under the direction of Frederick II and combines many traits typical of the Sicilian, and to a lesser, but not negligible extent, Apulian dialects and other southern dialects, with many words of Latin and French origin.

A tradition of vernacular lyric poetry arose in Poitou in the early 12th century and spread south and east, eventually reaching Italy by the end of the 12th century.

Other prose novels were inserted by Francesco Barberino in his work Del reggimento e dei costumi delle donne, but they are of much less importance. Devout invocation of God or of a lady came from the cloister and the castle ; in the streets of the cities everything that had gone before was treated with ridicule or biting sarcasm.

As early as the end of the 13th century the Devozioni del Giovedi e Venerdi Santo appeared, mixing liturgy and drama. The emergence of native vernacular literature[ edit ] The French and Occitan languages gradually gave way to the native Italian.Italian literature is written in the Italian language, particularly within may also refer to literature written by Italians or in Italy in other languages spoken in Italy, often languages that are closely related to modern Italian.

An early example of Italian literature is the tradition of vernacular lyric poetry performed in Occitan, which reached Italy by the end of the 12th century.

Commedia del arte character analysis and traits pantalone
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