Petrarch Essay | Petrarch Explores Deeper Issues of Love, Lust & Morality"

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Petrarch Explores Deeper Issues of Love, Lust & Morality"

Summary: "Whilst Petrarch's sonnets represent the idealised female form, they simultaneously explore deeper issues of love, lust and morality." Petrarch's Sonnet 3, Sonnet 189, and Sonnet 190 best represent these ideas, through Petrarch's expressions of his feelings toward Laura.
"Whilst Petrarch's sonnets represent the idealised female form, they simultaneously explore deeper issues of love, lust and morality"

How do the sonnets you have studied support this statement?

"Whilst Petrarch's sonnets represent the idealised female form, they simultaneously explore deeper issues of love, lust and morality." Love can be defined as to experience deep affection or intense desire for another, lust as an intense or obsessive desire and morality as the quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct in this case especially in regard to his religion. The idealised female form within Petrarch's sonnets was representative of Laura, a woman whom Petrarch saw as perfection, the most ideal female form. Petrarch has composed an array of sonnets, which have had love, lust, morality and the idealised female form as their focal points. The chosen sonnets that...

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