Roles of female characters

Roles of female characters - iii Contemporary of Chancer...

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I. Roles of female characters. Compare to roles in previous readings. II. Christian Poem: any poetry that contains Christian teachings themes or references. Some refer directly to the Bible while others are allegories. III. Late 14 th century a. “Pearl poet” – wrote “the pearl” – little known about him i. Probably member of the court ii. Northwest Midland dialect (not London)
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Unformatted text preview: iii. Contemporary of Chancer • Arthur – probably 6 th century Welsh resistance figher against the Saxons o Created by poet Geoffrey of Monmouth • Culture destroyed – REBUILDING\ • Romances: stories of Arthur’s court/chivalry • GREEN KNIGHT : represents there challenge to overcome a previous religion...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course ENG 265 taught by Professor Courtney during the Spring '08 term at Sam Houston State University.

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