5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- Folk epic
- Boast (as in Beowulf)
- a about an ethnic hero. lacks organization its plot is eposodic and undefined.
- b literary work by Boccaccio which was composed of 100 vulgar tales told by three men and seven women in a country retreat from the plague that ravaged Florence in 1348; both a stringing social commentary (sexual/economic misconduct) and a sympathetic look at human behavior
- c Boast about what they would do in battle - that psyched him up for the contest and guaranteed that he would not lose is nerve.
- d ...
5 Multiple choice questions
- political system based on bonds of loyalty between lords and vassals
5 True/False questions
Wyrd → ...
Protestantism → ...
Bubonic Plague → In the early Middle Ages, non-church literature tended to be about figures such as Beowulf, Siegfried, and Roland. 476-1300 AD after the fall of the Roman Empire
Harrowing of hell (Dante) → ...
Limbo → Anglo-Saxon word for fate The idea that everyone has an appointed time and place to die. This is why they would go into battle with no regard to protecting themselves.