The poets triumph will be to immortalize his beloved in verse.
Poet longs for the sight of his beloved.
Constant desire for her even though sometimes it causes him pain.
His eyes are so filled with her sight that he cant bear to look at anythin
Shakespearean Sonnet 116: Anglican book of prayers
Most famous of his sonnets
Defines true love metaphorically marriage of true minds
Defines it by what love is and is not
Love someone until death parts you.
Couplet conditional claus
Lecture Notre Notes on The Seafarer
We proceeded to analyze some of the themes and techniques of Anglo-Saxon poetry, with a special emphasis on
rhythm, alliteration, and use of the Anglo-Saxon metaphor, the double image that becomes an idea, the kenning.
7 Deadly sins:
Lust Gluttony too much of something
Sloth - lazy
Wrath - anger
Envy - jealousy
3 Types of Irony:
Situational irony when the opposite of what you expect happens
Verbal irony when you say something but mean something
1 The Nuns Priests Tale Background The Nuns Priest Tale most closely resembles the beast-fable in genre, which has its origin in the fables of sop. The immediate sources are three-fold. Marie de Frances Del cok e del gupil. Beast-epics Roman de Renart and
Couplet: makes a final statement
Sonnets lyric poetry
14 lined lyric poem with a single theme
Each line is usually in iambic pentameter
Three types of Sonnets:
1. Petrarchan divided into two parts
a. an eight line octave - abba abba
b. 6 lin
The Anglo-Saxons 449-1066 Stylistic Devices of their Poetry are:
Use of 4 beat rhythm
Intermingling of Christian and pagan elements
An epic about a man named Beowulf, a Geat from Sweden who crosses the sea
The Canterbury Tales
Introduction to characters
Do Now: What do these colors mean?
Red bravery, courage
Purple royalty, wealth
Green life, nature (when nature is green, it is alive)
Black evil, death
Brown earth (dirt, rocks, mountains)
Do Now: Turn to page 15 in textbook
Copy definitions of (1) Anglo-Saxon Lyrics
Aim: Intro to Beowulf on p, 36
The epic = legendary epic hero
What constitutes a hero?
How might a he
Aim: What are the characteristics of an Epic Hero?
Do Now: Recall some of Odysseus traits from The Odyssey in Freshman
year. List them below.
Did not believe in the after life but in immortality
Fame survives death
FOLK BALLADS - A NARRATIVE POEM , INTENDED TO BE SUNG AND
WITHOUT A KNOWN AUTHOR. WHILE SOME BALLADS ARE HUMOROUS,
MANY STARKLY INSIST ON THE DOOM THAT HAUNTS OUR LOVES AND
MOST BALLADS USE THESE FEATURES:
4 LINES STANZAS IN WHICH TH