About Medieval Culture

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About Medieval Culture / History 1. What was a common theme in Medieval British literature? feudalism 2. Who took over England and instituted a feudal society? a. William the Conqueror 3. What single event brought the English language and literature almost to a halt? the Norman Conquest 4. What impact did the Norman Conquest have on English language? a. made English more French (only peasants spoke English); brought about
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Unformatted text preview: rhymed poetry 5. Why is the ballad important to medieval culture? a. Most people could not read and would pay for this type of entertainment; told/sung mainly in bars and mead-halls 6. Why is Robin Hood significant as a medieval hero? gave to the poor; took from the greedy nobility 7. What role did the printing press play in ending the medieval era? books became available to the masses...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1102 at Broward College.

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