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The 1366 (Edward III) war continued intermittently for ___ years.
What Norman’s battle took place in 1066?
Different branches of the ___ language group were spoken in Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
The present verse translation is by the Irish poet, ______.
This Danish King built a mead-hall of which ____ was the name.
Beowulf identifies his men by saying “we belong by birth to the great people and owe allegiance to Lord _____.
While the other Danes welcomed Beowulf, “Unferth, son of _____, spoke contrary words.
Unferth asks “are you the Beowulf who took on ____ in a swimming match on the open sea?”
Later during this feast, ______, Hrothgar’s queen, came in.
Beowulf’s men tried to help, but they didn’t realize that “no ____ on earth, no blacksmiths art, could ever damage their demon opponent.”
As proof of his victory, Beowulf holds up “the whole of Grendel’s ______, as sign of victory.”
Among the presents Hrothgar bestows on Beowulf, is “a gold ___ as a victory gift” (synonym for banner)
“Her onslaught was less only by as much as a(n)___.
Of the pool where Grendel’s mother lives, “the water was infested with all kinds of___.”
To make up to Beowulf for mistreating him earlier, Unferth fives him “a hilted weapon, a rare and ancient sword named ____”
When Beowulf dives into the pool, “it was the best part of a ___ before he could see the solid bottom”
While Unferth’s sword is of no value, Beowulf saw “a blade that boded well a sword in her armory, an ancient heirloom from the days or the ____.”
Of Hygelac- “_____, his queen, was young, a few short years at court.”
· Her virtue is contrasted with “Great Queen ____” who “perpetrated terrible wrongs.”
To combat the dragon, Beowulf “ordered a marvelous all iron _____ from his smithy works.”
When Beowulf returns after Hygelac’s death “____offered him throne and authority as lord of righ-Hoard.”
Beowulf however, would not agree to be elevated over ___ as his Lord.
As he waited to fight the dragon, Beowulf “was sad at heard, unsettled yet ready, sensing his ___.”
When Beowulf needs help fighting the dragon, all but one of his men runs away. Of the one who doesn’t run away, ____ was his name.
After he is mortally wounded, Beowulf reflects, “for ___ years; ruled this nation”
Beowulf says to the son of Weohstan, “you are the ___ of us.”
“A foundation myth- a heroic account of national origins modeled on Virgil’s ____.”
“We know all that sir Lancelot _____ your queen.”
“At the first stroke he slew Sir ______ and after twelve of his fellows.”
“Her ghostly father was brought to her to be ______ her misdeeds.”
“And much more I am sorrier for my good knights’ loss than for the loss of my fair _____.”
A meeting of truce between Arthur and Mordred’s armies erupts into battle when one knight “drew his sword to slay the _____.”
“Sir Mordred did his ____ that day and put himself in great peril.”
“I must into the vale of _____ to heal me of my grievous wound.”
“The Wife of Bath’s thesis is that women should have ____ men.”
The pilgrims go to Canterbury “the holy blissful ____ so to seeke.”
Of the Prioresse, “Frenssh of ___ was to hire unkowe.”
Of the Frere, “He knew the ____ well in every town.”
All the money the Clerk gets “On ___ he it spente.”
Of the Doctour of Phisik, “Full redy haddie he his ____, to sended him drogges and his letuaries, for eech of hem made other for to winne.”
Of the Wif of Bathe, “ ____ at chirche dore she hadde five.”
Of the Somnour,”Of his ___ children were aferd.”
Of Alison, the carpenter’s wife: “Of ____ yeer she was of age.”
Nicholas says to Alison, “____, love me al atones.”
Alison responds, “Myn housbonde is so ful of ___, that but ye waite wel and ben privee I woot right wel I nam but deed.”
Thinking the carpenter is out of town, Absolon goes to visit Alison, “But first he cheweth grain and ___, to smellen sweete.”
“Thus ____ was the carpenters wif.”
“And Absolom hath kist her _____ ye,”
"And Nicholas is ____ in the toute.”
"For lessons in the art of intrigue many no doubt turned to Machiavelli's notorious ______.”
"England in the early 16th century had a single religion ______."
The English reformation began when the Pope "Refused to grant the kind the _____ he sought."
"The invincible _____ reached English waters in July 1588, only to be routed."
"London playgoers enjoyed the spectacles of the downfall wicked Barabbas in Christopher Marlowe's _______."
"Renascence literature is the product of a ______ culture, a culture steeped in the arts of persuasion and..."
"In Renascence England, certain syntactic forms or patterns of words were known as ______."
"In his defense of Poesy, the most important work of literacy criticism in the 16th century. England _____ claim that..."
"Between the late 1560 and _____ when the playhouses were shut down by the civil war..."
"Petrarch sonnets consists of an octane rhyming abbaabba followed after a turn volta in the sense by a _____."
The Pertrarchan sonnet... English atructure for the sonnet three quatrains and a closing _____."
"For the lover's in ______'s poems, love is a transcendent experience; for the love of Wyatt's poems it is obsessive and embittering.
"Three quatrains and a couplet, all in iambic pentameter and rhyming ______ cdcdefefgg."
Surrey "was the first English poet to publish in _____ verse."
"Certain of... sonnnets have within their narrow fourteen line bounds, the force of the _____."
"A beautiful _____. Principle object of praise 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 famous passage one of the Courtiers speakers, Count Lodovico Canossa defines the most important of these techniques as _____.
"Bembo disagrees and asserts that "beauty is always _____."
Bembo says "raise up _____, and with her to fence the fortress of the heart."
Bembo claims that "reasonable love is more happy than _____."
Bembo says, "Love for a ____ as it were to climb up to another, far higher than it."
"As common fire trieth _____and maketh it fine. SO this most holy fire in souls..."
"It should not be the first____ that love hath wrought in me."
"The crime for which Tamburlain is apparently struck down in the burning of the ____.”
Mephastophilis explains his presence by saying “Why this is ____, nor am I out of it.”
For entertainment, Lucifer tells Faust, “Thou shalt see all the ____ deadly sins appear in their proper shapes.”
Faustus punishes the knight who mocks him by putting “a pair of ___ on his head.”
The Horse- Courser says of Faustus, “Doctor ____ was never such a doctor!”
At the request of his fellow scholars, Faustus produces “______ of Greece.”
Of the apparition first summoned for the scholars, Faustus asks, “was this the ____ that launched a thousand ships?”
Withdrawal of Roman Legions in 5th century…left island vulnerable to sea faring ______ invaders.
The Normans....took possession of England after the decisive battle of _______.
Different branches of the ___ language group were spoken in Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, and Brittany.
This Danish king builds "a great mead-hall" of which "______ was the name"
“The Wife of Bath’s thesis is that women should have ______ over men.”
Wyatt “was imprisoned in the tower of London along with several others accused of having committed adultery with the queen, ________"
“The praise, in (Wyatts) verse epistle to ________ of a quiet retired life in the country and the harsh condemnation of courtly hypocrisy derive from his own experience.”
“Petarchs sonnets consist of an ‘octave’, rhyming abbaabba, followed, after a turn (volta) in the sense, by a ________"
“For the lover in ______ poems, love is a transcendent experience; for the lover in Wyatts poems, it is obsessive and embittering”
“In 1541 Surrey used his family connections – his first cousin, Catherine Howard, was queen – to secure the release from the Tower of his close friend, the poet _________"
"A year later, Catherine Howard was executed for adultery, like ________ before her.”
Sir Phillip Sidney “was killed in battle in the Low Countries at the age of thirty-two, fighting for the protestant cause against the hated _______"
“In France he witnessed the Massacre of St. ___________'s Day”
“Perhaps Sidney’s finest literary achievement is Astrophil and Stella… the first of the great Elizabethan ______ cycles.”
These poems “explore the lovers state of mind and soul, the ___________ impulses, intense desires, and frustrations that haunt him.”
“Much biographical speculation has centered on Sidneys ambiguous relationship with Penelope ________ the supposed original of Stella.”
“The ____ plot dramatically heightened anti-Catholic paranoia in England.”
“As followers of the sixteenth-century reformer ____, Puritans held that salvation depended upon faith in Christ, not ‘works.”
“Shakespeare’s ___ put onstage Scots history and witches, two of James’s own interests.”
“In 1653 power effectively devolved upon _____, who was sworn in as Lord Protector for life.”
"Between the late 1560's and ____ when the playhouses were shut down by the civil war, well over 50 million visits were paid to the London theater"
1. Early legends of Britain included “a foundation myth – a heroic account of national origins modeled on Virgil’s _____.”
Once he is armed in Sir Colgreance’s armor, Lancelot “at the first stroke he slew Sir _______, and after 12 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.”
During the battle, “Sir Mordred did his ____that day and put himself in great peril.”
As Arthur sails away he says, “I must into thevale of ____ to heal me of my grievous wound.”
Of Tudor courtiers: “For lessons in the art of intrigue, many no doubt turned to Machiavelli’s notorious ____.”
England in the early sixteenth century had a single religion, __________.”
"In his defense of Poetry, the most important work of literacy criticism in the 16th century. England _____ claim that..."
In Wyatt’s work, “the Petrarchan sonnet was already beginning to change into the characteristic ‘English’ structure for the sonnet, three quatrains and a closing _________.”
“For the lover in ___’s poems, love is transcendent experience; for the lover in Wyatt’s poems, it is obsessive and embittering.”
The sonnet from established by Surrey consists of “three quatrains and a couplet, all in iambic pentameter and rhyming ________ cdcd efef gg.”
Shakespeare’s first sonnets use “a beautiful ________” as the “principal object of praise, love, and idealizing devotion.”
Sonnets 18 to 126 “as a dominant motif the transience and destructive power of ________.”
After 126, “The remaining sonnets focus chiefly on the so-called ___ as an alluring but degrading object of desire.”