The proposal to work Brazilian literature in the colonial age in the classroom was an idea to work the three periods of literature in Brazil in the colonial age, in order to not only pass the subject for vestibulandos, working history and literature at the same time, but to place that literature has a historical context. Read more here: Core Logic. The three periods worked in room in literature had been: the Quinhentismo, that started with the Jesuit Jose de Anchieta and Pero Vaz de Caminha; the Baroque one, with Gregorio de Matos and Padre Antonio Vieira; the Arcadismo, with Claude Manuel of the Coast, Toms Antonio Gonzaga and Baslio of Gamma. Each author it counts and contributes for a historical context. Each author of the one light of what it was the time of the settling. The representatives show the historical context well. with the Quinhentismo is not different.
A Jesuit and a navigator, personages of the settling and the maritime expansion. Both Portuguese. One of the against-reform and another one of the mercantilism. The maritime expansion had the mission to conquer to explore economically the colony and also to catequizar the conquered ones. this was the paper of two great authors of this period, of the notary of the squadron Pero Vaz, and the Jesuit, who converted many indians and organized the writing tupi, Priest Jose de Anchieta. The two representatives show the intention of Portugal with America. The Baroque one, that it at the beginning came the colony of century XVII, had as representative Gregorio de Matos, ' ' mouth of inferno' ' , with its satirical poetries, it was born in rescuer, studied in Coimbra, but it came back to the colony, running away from the people who it provoked. Gregorio was alone one of many that were pursued and if they became deserters in the colony, that also was local for fugitives, outlaws, enemies politicians of the king, or pursued religious.