Brit Lit Exam 1 Falocco
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Some scholars emphasize the continuities between the middle ages and the later time now often called the ___ period.
"In 1366 Edward III began a war to enforce his claims to the throne of france" the war continued intermittently for ___ years.
The withdrawal of the Roman Legions during the Fifth century .... left island vulnerable to seafaring ____ invaders.
"In the Dream of Road, the ___ speaks of Christ as the young hero...Strong and stout hearted."
"The normans...took possessions of England after the decisive battle of ____
The english crown's french territories were enormously increased in 1154 when Henry II the first of England's ___ kings ascended the throne.
___ languages coexisted int eh realm of Anglo-norman England.
Different branches of the ___ language group were spoken in Scotland, Ireland, Whales and Brittany.
The premature death of Henry ___ in 1422 however left England exposed to...
The 15th century "also saw the development of the ___ play in which personified vices and virtues struggled thru soul of mankind of every man.
"The present verse translattion is by the irish poet ____"
This Danish King builds "a great mead-hall" of which "____ was the name"
Beowulf identifies his band by swaying "we belong by birth to the great people and owe allegiance to Lord___."
Hrothgar says of Beowulf; "I use to know him when he was a young boy his father before him was called ___."
Ecgtheow (the only E one)
While the other Danes welcome Beowulf, "Unferth, son of ___'s spoke contrary words."
Unferth asks,"are you the beowulf who took on ___ in a swimming match on the open sea...?"
Later during this feast, "___ came in? wroth gars queen, observing the courtesies"
Beowulf's men try to help, but they didn't realize "that no____ on earth, no blacksmith's art could ever damage their demon opponent."
As proof of his victory, Beowulf holds up " the whol of Grendel's ___."
Shoulder and Arm
Among the presents Hrothgar bestows on Beowulf is "a gold____ as a victory gift, and embroidered banner."
Grendel's mother "on slaughter was less only by as much as an ___ warriors strength is less than an armed man's.
Of the pool where Grendel's mother lives. "the water was infested with all kind of ___"
To make up to Beowulf for mistreating him earlier, Unferth give him "a hilted weapon a rare and ancient sword named___"
When Beowulf dives into the pool "it was the best par of a ___ before he could see the solid bottom."
While Unferths sword is of no value Beowulf saw "a blade that boded well a sword in her armory, an ancient heirloom from the day of the ___"
When Beowulf sees Grendel Dead he "cut the corpses's ____ off.
Of Hgelac "___ his queen was young and few short years at court."
Her virtue is contrasted with "great queen ___
who something terrible wrongs."
To combat the dragon, Beowulf "ordered a marvelous all iron ____ from his smithy works.
When Beowulf returns after Hygelacs death "____ offered him throne and authority as lord of the ring hoard.
Beowulf, however, would not "agree to be elevated over ___ as his lord."
As he waited to fight the dragon, Beowulf "was sad at heart unsettled yet ready sensing his ____"
When Beowulf needs help fighting the dragon, all but one of his men run away. of the on who doesn't run "his name was ___."
After he is mortally wounded , Beowulf reflects "for ____ years I ruled this nation."
Beowulf says to the son of Weohstan "you are the ___ of us"
Of Beowulf's end "Famous for his deeds a warrior may be, but it remains a ____, where his life will end."
At Beowulf's funeral Wiglaf says "now shall ____ consume our leader in battle"
Out of legends that Rome had been rounded by refugees from fall of Troy, the poet Virgil had created his epic poem the ___"
Sir Agvavin tells Arthur, "we know all that Sir Lancelot ____ your queen."
Once he is armed in Sir Colgrevance's armor, Lancelot "at the first stroke he slew Sir ____ and after twelve of his fellows."
As Guinevere is prepared for execution, her ghostly father was brought to her to be ____ her misdeeds."
Arthur says "and much more I am sorrier for my good knights loss than for the loss of my fair ____"
The Night before his final battle Arthur dreams that " the ____ turned upside down."
A meeting of truce between Arthurs and Mordred's armies erupts into battle when one knight "drew his sword to slay the ___.
During the battle Sir Modred did his ___ that day and put himself in great peril.
As Arthur sails away he says " I must into vale of ____ to heal me my grievous wound."
Although Decameron is "the most famous medieval framing table besides Chaucer's.... there is no prof that Chaucer got them form ____ .
"The wife of Baths thesis is that women should have ____ men.
The pilgrims go to Canterbury " the holy blissful_____ so to seek.
Of the prioresse Frenssn of ____ was to hire unknowe.
Of the fyere " he knew the____ well in every town."
All the money the clerk gets , "on ___ he it spent."
Books and on Learning
Of the Doctor of phisik "Fulredy hadde he his ____ to sended him drogges and his letuaries for each of them made other for to winne. "
Of the wit of Bathe "___ at chirche dore she hadde five.
Of the sommour "of his___ children were aferd."
Of Allison the Carpenters Wife " of ___ year she was of age"
Nicholas syas to Alison, "___ love me all at once."
Alison respoonds "myn housbonde is so full of ___ that bue ye waita wel and ben priveel I woot right wel I nam but died."
But first he chewith grain and ___ to smell sweet."
"Speak sweet bird. I not nought wher thou art this Nicholas anvon let flu a ____"
Was ready with his iron hoot and Nicholas amide the ers he smoot "help __!___! help for Goodes hurt."
Thus ___ was the carpenters wife.
"And Absolon hath kiss her ____ ye"
"And Nicholas asis ___ in the toute."
"For lesons in the art of intrigue, man no doubt turned to Machaivelli's notorious ____ "
England in the early sixteenth century had a single religion _____
the pope Refused to grant the king ___ he sought."
"the invincible ___ reached english water in july 1588 only to be routed.
London play goers enjoyed the spectacle of the downfall of the wicked barbas in Christopher Marios____.
The Jew Of Malta
Renaissance literature is the product of a ___ culture steeped in the arts of percussion end trained to process complex verbal signals.
In renaissance England certain syntactic forms or patterns of words are known as ___.
In his defense of poesy the most important work of literacy criticism in sixteenth century England ___ claims that (poetry is) magical power is also a moral.
Between the late 1560's and ___ when the playhouses were shut down by the civil war.
"Petrach's sonnets consisted of an octave rhyming abbaabba followed after a turn (volta) in the sense by a ____"
The petrachan sonnet was already beginning to change into the characteristics English structure for the sonnet three quarter and a closing ____.
For the loner in ___ is poems love is transcendent experience"
Three quatrains and a couplet all in a i ambic pentameter and rhyming ____ cdcd efef gg
Was the first English poet to publish in ___ verse
Certain of (sidneys) sonnets have within their narrow fourteen line bound the force of the ____
A beautiful ___ as the principal object of priase and love
As a dominant motif the transience and destructive power of ____
The remaining sonnets focus chiefly on the so called ____ as an alluring but degrading object of desire.
"In a famous passage one of the courtier's speaks count codovico canossa defines the most important of these techniques _____
Beauty is always___
Rais up ____ and with her to fence the fortress of the heart
Reasonable love is more happy than ____ love.
Love for a ___- as it were to climb up to another far hight than it
As common fire trieth ____ an maketh it fine so this most holy fire in souls destoyeth and consumeth what so ever is mortal in them.
"Hear the heavenly ____ so tunable that no discard of passion take place any more in us.
"the sweet governess of the heaven ____ which keepeth the bounds of the night and the day
"The great period of elizabethan drama was launched by what Ben Johnson called Marlowe's mighty___
The crime for which Tambulaire is apparently struck down is the burning of the ____
Of the riper years of ___ indulgence seems innocent in comparison with the cynical
Why this is ____ nor am I out of it
Thou shalt see all ___ deadly sins
A pair of ____ on his head
Doctor ___ was never such a doctor
____ of Greece
Was this the ___ that launched a thousand ships.