Unformatted text preview: 6. What are the three types of plays in medieval literature? a. mystery plays – (see above) b. morality plays – performed to teach some moral or spiritual lesson; all characters were personifications of the virtues and vices c. passion plays – depicted the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ 7. Why is Arthur’s story so appealing/popular? a. gives people the idea that heroes can rise from the peasantry; anyone has the chance of being a noble unknowingly...
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- Fall '10
- Poetry, Crucifixion of Jesus, b. Memento mori, a. Contemptu mundi