Courtly love as defined by Andreas Capellanus is secret, difficult, outside the bounds of marriage, and inherently adulterous. The romance of Launcelot and Guinevere exemplifies this relationship. Boccaccio in The Decameronand Petrarch in his Canzoniereapproach love differeltly. Boccaccio views love as carnal and natural, in a way the natural opposite of death. Petrarch, a friend and admirer of Boccaccio writes the poems to Laura over time, personifying Love as a paradoxical force, bringing pain and joy (and fame to the poet). The series brings out tensions between earthly attachment and religion and traces the attachment to Laura to a spiritual relationship after her death.
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