2.13 - Who wrote Aden of Faversham? It looks like it could...

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Who wrote Aden of Faversham? It looks like it could be someone uneducated, but on the other hand, this doesn’t call for flair and flash. There have been some who said Marlowe wrote it, but it has no mythology or long winded soliloquies. Then there’s Black Will and Shake Bear, who sound far too much like Will Shakespeare. Not Kyd either. There are no foreign languages to be had. There’s very little poetry in this one. It’s too… plain. You can follow it and not be confused. It’s easy to grasp. Murder was still big news at this period, page one headlines. There wasn’t that much deliberate murder. It’s not the stuff of common what have you. So we’ve thrown out Kyd, Marlowe, and Shakesepare. We don’t know who wrote it and we probably never will. Men of the middle ages are rational, intellectual, and spiritual. Women are irrational, earth bound, and shallow. The best relationship to have in the Middle Ages is that between male friends. Broage reigned supreme. Wow. Elizabeth has a masculine mind. She can lean languages and
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EGL 362.02 taught by Professor Videbaek during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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2.13 - Who wrote Aden of Faversham? It looks like it could...

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