In a short essay of approximately 250 words, please respond to the following:
It is easy to see that the subject of love is central to Petrarch’s poems. Read Petrarch’s note about Laura which begins at the bottom of page 1480. In what way does Petrarch use religious images of Christ’s death and Resurrection in his poems about his beloved Laura? Discuss at least two specific examples from his poems and demonstrate how they illustrate this thematic comment.