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TERMS+FOR+STUDY+2 - Soliloquy Aside Monologue Parable of...

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TERMS FOR STUDY 2 (for second exam) Elizabethan Shakespeare Terms we used for Merchant of Venice : FIGURES AND FORMS: Barabas, The Jew of Malta Christopher Marlowe Vice Figure (Shylock and Barabas, but also Falstaff), from Medieval morality play Problem Play Tragicomedy Allegory Revenge HISTORY: Ghetto (where Jews were forced to live in Venice) Usury (made legal in England in 1545, long before Shakespeare) Jews expelled from England 1290 Terms we used for Henry IV, parts 1 and 2 : Henriad (Homer’s Illiad , Virgil’s Aeneid , classical epics about war and nation) Tetralogy Raphael Holinshed Romans 13 Homilies to be read in Churches
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Unformatted text preview: Soliloquy Aside Monologue Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:12) Oldcastle Vice Figure (see above) Cambyses (or Cambises ) by Thomas Preston (1559); very early English tragedy (often considered earliest), showing transition from medieval morality play to early modern history and tragedy. Lord of Misrule William Hazlitt, “Character of Falstaff,” Character Criticism A. C. Bradley, “The Rejection of Falstaff,” (as on syllabus) Repertory Theater Will Kemp John Keats, “Negative Capability” Casus Belli (or Casa Belli), The Cause of War...
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