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Unformatted text preview: 4. Zenobia, in The Monks Tale, was a beautiful queen. She was skilled in warfare and she refused to get married. She was eventually forced to marry Odenathus. She only had sex with him once to get pregnant. 5. The atmosphere suggested by Arcadia is one of a sad mournful romance. Sannazaro got the idea from great writers such as Virgil, Theocritus, and Boccaccio. He helped to influence many 16 th and 17 th century writers, including Sidneys Arcadia. Sidney had a tremendous influence on several English writers like Percy, Bysshe, and Shelley....
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- Fall '07