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Renaissance Test Review
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Nilus connection to The Faerie Queene
used in a simile to show how Euorrus spews out vomit all over like Nilus did with is mud
Phoebus connection to The Faerie Queene
simile shows that the knight brushes off babies the same way Phoebus does with gnats
Morpheus connection to The Faerie Queene
gave Una. and the knight bad dreams
Plutoes connection to The Faerie Queene
calling on Plutoes to give bad dreams
Gorgon connection to The Faerie Queene
calling on to help
Cynthia connection to The Faerie Queene
place that Morpheus is so dark that there is not any light cause Cynthia is not there
Hecate connection to The Faerie Queene
The Sprite threatening Hecate to wake Morpheus up
Hymen connection to The Faerie Queene
Hymen is part of the dream Morpheus sends
Faerie Queene: Describe the knight.
mighty silver armor, deep wounds covered in blood, very sad, serious, brave, intimidating
Faerie Queene:Who is sending the knight on an adventure?
Faerie Queene: Describe Una (lady who is traveling with the knight)
lovely and wore a veil, had a lamb
Faerie Queene: Where does the lady and the knight find shelter?
shady grove of trees
Faerie Queene: After the storm passes, what problem do the knight and lady have?
They are lost and can't find their path.
Faerie Queene: Where does the knight and lady end up? What is Una worried about?
End up in a cave. She is worried about the danger in the cave.
Faerie Queene: What does the knight encounter in the cave?
Errours- monster half women/servant
How does the knight defeat Errours?
How do her children die?
drinks up moms blood then explodes
Who do the knight and Una encounter? What do we learn about this person?
old man and we learn he is a strange evil man
Not suspecting anything about this man (Archimago), Una and the knight decided to do what?
go stay at his house
What does Archimago do?
goes to study and look for spell book
Archimago calls upon two sprites to help him, what is his plan for each of them?
take a message
stay near and do whatever he needs them to do.
What does Sprite ask Morpheus to do? Does he agree?
asks to put the travelers into a deep sleep and yes he agrees
Symbolism: Knight of the Red Crosse
Symbolism: Faerie Queene (Gloriana)
symbolizes Queen Elizabeth
symbolizes false image- leds you astray
symbolizes propaganda that Catholic Church brings out
All sonnets are wrote in?
Three kinds of sonnets
Italian (Petrarchan), English (Shakespearean), Spenserian
What is the meaning of 'Renaissance'?
How did the humanists feel about education?
They believed the goal was to produce citizens who were ready to enter the work force
What is the title of Thomas More's famous book that analyzed the social, penal, economic, and moral problems of England?
Who was the most famous figure in the Reformation?
Who was the most influential of Henry VIII's children to take the throne?
Name two characteristics all sonnets have in common.
14 lines, rhyming pattern, subject is usually love
How many lines does a sonnet always have?
Who did Shakespeare write his first 126 to?
A Young Man
What does Una represent?
What makes the 'Passionate Shepherd to his Love' idealistic?
Makes farming life seem wonderful with no problems
What tone does 'A Nymph's Reply' take?
What type of poem is 'Paradise Lost'?
What is the subject of 'Paradise Lost'?
The fall of man--Adam and Eve kicked out of the Garden of Eden, Satan kicked out of heaven
What is the purpose of 'Paradise Lost'?
To explain the actions of God to man
How does Satan feel about being stuck in hell?
Heaven vs. hell is just mind over matter. It is better to rule in hell than serve in Heaven.
Explain how Beezlebub feels about being stuck in hell?
Beelzebub realizes they are going to be miserable for eternity and they aren't even free, they are still doing God's work.
What is an axiom?
A short statement with a lot of wisdom
What is a story in which the characters, settings, and events stand for abstract or moral concepts?
Interpret this axiom: No man prospers so suddenly as by others' errors.
When someone makes an error, it provides an opportunity for others to prosper
In a sonnet, what is the purpose of the final couplet?
A final summary or explanation of all that came before
Describe the characteristics of a Petrarchan Sonnet.
a 14-line poem consisting of an octave and a sestet. The octave presents a problem and the sestet reveals a solution.
Explain what Errour represents in an allegorical reading of 'The Faerie Queene.' What is one line from the text that backs this up?
The propganda that the Roman Catholic Church put out against the Anglican Church. 'Her vomit full of books and paper.'
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