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What are the main characteristics of Elizabethan age, Metaphysical poetry, restoration and Augustan age, and romantic age?

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What is Elizabethan period

The most important characteristic of the Elizabethan age was the comparative religious tolerance and social contentment,intellectual liberty,unbounded patriotism and peace at home and abroad.The age appealed to the imagination and intellect, and literature instinctively turned to the drama and brought it rapidly to the highest stage of its development . It is an age of dreams of adventure and a new freedom of mind, which provided it with the great literary stimulus.