Thomas More checklist

Thomas More - ThomasMorechecklist MainfiguresofBookI RaphaelHythloday:. nonsense. with Morus:thenarrator.

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Thomas More checklist: Main figures of Book I: - Raphael Hythloday : Philosopher and world traveler. Last name means “skilled in  nonsense.” He speaks against ideas like capital punishment and how thieves are dealt  with. - Morus : the narrator. He becomes “fictional” Feels as if Thomas More put himself into  the text. - Sir Thomas More:  He tries to convince Hythloday that he would greatly benefit the  commonwealth. He is pragmatic in thought and argues that Utopia is unreachable and  cannot be used as a model for a perfect society.  Rather, Utopia can function as a  medium to safely question the social and political issues of England at the time. - Peter Giles : acquaintance of Hythloday and intellectual friend of Morus. - Cardinal Morton - Cardinal of England that Hythloday had dinner with. Who narrates Book II:  Hythloday Who narrates Book I:  More Distinction between Morus and Hythloday: -Hythloday seems real wheras Morus becomes fictional.   Examples of how Utopia criticizes 16 th  Century England
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-Wealth: The precursor to many social and political issues in England. Many foreign  rulers were only interested in increasing their wealth and cared little about the welfare of the 
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Thomas More - ThomasMorechecklist MainfiguresofBookI RaphaelHythloday:. nonsense. with Morus:thenarrator.

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