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Marie de France, Chretian de Troyes, and Courtly Love

the help of a lion that he rescues from a serpent (Braswell). As this illustrates, the story leaves plenty of room for Ywain to p...

Medieval Literature and Portrayal of Political Issues

code of chivalry. This code of chivalry was something seen throughout a kingdom and throughout a society. As such it provides us w...

Holy Grail's History

(Mabinogion, p. 79). The Mabinogion chronicles do not seem to have been widely circulated outside of Wales, probably because of t...

Arthurian Romances and Medieval Courtly Love

In eleven pages the courtly love theme as represented in the literary works of such authors as Chretien de Troyes and Andreas Cape...

Barbara Walters and a Theoretical TV Symposium on Women

In three pages this paper discusses a theoretical TV symposium regarded on the presentation of women in literature and thoughts on...

Arthurian Romantic Characters Cei and Gawain

This paper examines Arthurian romantic character featured in Sword at Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff and Lancelot and Erec and Enide ...

Magical Applications of the Legend of King Arthur

King Arthur was the only one who could have united all of England because he was the embodiment of the old and new ways. As such, ...

Marie de France by Dante

In three pages this essay considers how the passion Marie de France and her lover share is compared with her contention God suppor...

"Lanval" - Subversion of Gender Norms in Arthurian Legend

of masculinity. As the poem opens, Lanval, a noble knight in the service of Arthur, is overlooked during a feast at which Arthur g...

L'attente de Vladimir sur Godot

continuellement interrompu par Estragon. Il ne finit jamais lhistoire. En dautres termes, il doit continuer ? attendre Godot, o? G...

The Letters of Madame de Sevigne

This paper examines the seventeenth century correspondence between Marie de Rabutin-Chantal and Madame de Sevigne. This five page...

An Analysis of the Arthurian Legend

and the Lion which he saves from a snake dragon. ANALYSIS: The story of Yvains reconciliation with Laudine mimics that whic...

Medieval Literature/Marie de France & Chaucer

appears to be that this text afforded him a superb creative pallet, not simply for creating memorable characters, but also for pr...

Pedro Salinas' Razon de Amor

woman. The narrator states, for example, "If the skies illuminate/ trasluces of paradise,/ islands of color of ed?n,/ it is that i...

19th Century US' Penitentiary System

more advanced in containing the criminal element than other states at the time. If not, why would the pair go to America to study ...

An Analysis of The Necklace

A 5 analysis of the short story by Guy de Maupassant. 7 sources,...

Utopia Views of the French Enlightenment

failure of the Catholic faith to suppress Copernicus. By the start of the...

Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

fantasy resides and where reality resides. There is a very fantastical quality to Don while Sancho is the common man. The ...

Existentialism, God, and Man’s Purpose

The philosophy of existentialism originated among late nineteenth century philosophers such as Keirkegaard...

The Lais by Marie de France

to aristocratic women, or it may have been included simply as a necessary literary device that aided Marie in recounting the condi...

The Lais of Marie de France and Erbyggia Saga

In five pages this research paper considers the role of women in Medieval society as depicted within these literary works. Three ...

'Abelard and Heloise' Translated by Jean de Meun

In eight pages this paper examines the Jean de Meun translation of this love story from Medieval France. There are 3 other source...

Love and Marriage in Yvain by Chretien de Troyes

In five pages the ways in which the protagonist develops an appreciation of love's value are discussed. There is 1 source listed ...

Sir Launfal by Thomas Chestre and Iai of Lanval by Marie de France

In six pages these works from the Middle Ages are compared and contrasted in terms of their similarities and differences. There a...

1999 French Banking Merger and Hostile Takeover

In fifteen pages the 1999 banking battle between France's Paribas banks, Societe Generale, and the Banque Nationale de Paris is ex...

The Significance of the Arthurian Legend

In eight pages this research paper discusses the impact upon the Arthurian legend upon medieval literature and includes The Weddin...

Chretien de Troyes' Yvain or The Knight With the Lion

The feudal and chivalric codes are examined in an analysis of Yvain or the Knight with the Lion by Chretien de Troyes in six pages...

Arthurian Romances of Cretien De Troyes

and determines to set himself right in his wifes eyes. He leaves the court, taking only Enide for company, and warns her not to sp...

'Yvain' by Chretien de Troyes and Relationship Reciprocity

to Yvain goes even further than the loan of the invisibility ring. Lunette considers an alliance between her lady and Yvain to be ...

Individualism in Knight of the Lion by Chretien de Troyes

the first prolonged first-person account is given by Calogrenant and tells of how he ventured into the "forest of Broceliane" (De ...