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Unformatted text preview: lady? Castiglione’s courtier is essentially a man or war. He is well built, shapely limb, can handle every sort of weapon and can ride a horse. The characteristics of his court lady are very different. He scribes that she should have sweetness in her every movement. She should be able to entertain the courtier and cautious as well. 4. How do Castiglione’s views of the well-rounded individuals compare with your own? Obviously we live in another time now, so my views are nothing like this. While being in shape and well built is a characteristic I believe in none of the other characteristics would describe who I am today. I think most men would agree with me that being able to ride a horse is not necessary now. I find it very interesting how views of well- rounded individuals change over the course of time. Even sense I have been alive these views have changed....
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course HUM 1224 taught by Professor Dwmurphree during the Spring '06 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '06