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Author Biographical Info Work Work Description Anonymous -- “Sir Patrick Spens” Ballad that describes the relationship b/w vassal and lord: vassals have no choice even to avoid their own death Anonymous -- “The Great Silkie of Shule Skerrie” Ballad that describes a woman who gives birth to a silkie for a son Anonymous -- “Ubi Sunt Qui ante Nos Fuerunt?” Translated as “Where are they that were before us?”;
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Unformatted text preview: examines the medieval themes of contemptu mundi and memento mori Anonymous--“I Sing of a Maiden” Presents the medieval theme of adoration of the Virgin Mary; poet treats Virgin Mary w/ same passion as he would a beautiful maiden, and is expected to treat a maiden same way he would the mother of God...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1102 at Broward College.

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