key terms for english 10A final

key terms for english 10A final - Virgil o ? He wrote in...

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Virgil o ??? He wrote in Itallian o Spenser wanted to be him and wrote the Faerie Queene o Aennid: epic o Gloriana o Faerie Queene Sans loy o Without law: tries to rape Una o Sans Joy: 2 nd battle tries to avenge Sans Foy o Sans Foy: without faith, 1 st battle Prince Arthur o Magnificence o Faerie Queene Rime royale o Rhyming stanza used by Chaucer o Miller’s Tale o 7 lines of iambic pentameter o Aba bb cc Spenserian stanza o is a fixed verse form invented by Edmund Spenser for his epic poem The Faerie Queene. Each stanza contains nine lines in total: eight lines in iambic pentameter followed by a single 'Alexandrine' line in iambic hexameter. The rhyme scheme of these lines is "ababbcbcc." (interlacing rhymes) o sonnet form composed of three quatrains and a couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme scheme abab bcbc cdcd ee (interlacing rhymes) o Spenserian is usually a whole thought in a stanza Alexandrine o a line of poetic meter. Drama in English often used alexandrines before Marlowe and Shakespeare, by whom it was supplanted by iambic pentameter (5-foot verse). Iambic pentameter o is a type of meter that is used in poetry and drama. It describes a particular rhythm that the words establish in each line; the rhythm is created through the use of stress, alternating between unstressed and stressed syllables. Iambic hexameter o Alexandrine Pauline armor / “whole armor of God” o RedCrosse o What does it mean to have the whole armor? You must add faith o Faith and physical protection St. George
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o Patron Saint of England o Redcrosse o Faerie Queene Una o Her face is a reflection of God o Truth o The church of England Errour (allegory) o Serpent in Errour’s den o Half-lady, half-snake o Similar to Grendel’s mother o Sin breeds more sin o She spews Catholic propaganda Duessa o Aka Fidessa o o Monstrosity in motherhood, has monstrous genitalia Archimago o Sorceror in Faerie Queene House of Pride o Roman Catholic church
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2009 for the course ENG 10A taught by Professor Kipling during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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