the author directly describes character
telling what the character is like through actions
a story within a story
an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context
the middle class
witty language used to convey insults or scorn
a generalized belief about a group of people
an object considered holy because it belonged to, or was touched by, a saint or other holy person
a narrator whose account of events appears to be faulty, misleadingly biased, or otherwise distorted
a medieval organization of crafts workers or trades people
the language spoken in England roughly between 1150 and 1500 A.D.
a philosophy that happiness was the goal of life. the way to be happy was to seek out pleasure.