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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...

"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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Medieval Women and the Concepts of Honor and Dishonor

to consider that the concepts of honor and dishonor, as they pertained to Medieval women, were dictated by the attitudes that wome...

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...

Allegory and Exemplum in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

are knit by Chaucer into a complex tapestry in this allegorical tale, illustrating the instability of lifes joys, but also the sam...

Marie Antoinette and Alexandra Feodorovna

the Columbia Encyclopedia. It says, quite succinctly, that "Alexandra Feodorovna, 1872-1918," was the last Russian czarina and the...

'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...

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...

Chaucer/Troilus and Criseyde

(Chaucer). Nevertheless, he soon speaks to her of love and pledges his faithfulness. In the privacy of his own thoughts, Chaucer r...

"Gawain and the Greek Knight"/"Wife of Bath's Tale"

face" (lines 444-445)("Sir Gawain" 229). The head then warns Gawain not to forget their agreement, which is that Gawain will submi...

Religion in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

of cheating going on. There are people who lie to get what they want, people who have sex outside of their marriage, and ultimatel...

Chaucer/Merchant's & Franklin's Tales

French fabliaux, which provide the source material on which many of the tales are based. Essentially, Chaucer use of gardens sugge...

Gawain & Green Knight/Wife of Bath

the entirety of those present that one of them should strike the Green Knight with the ax, which he has brought as a gift, and tha...

Marie Carbo's Work

ASCDs Improving Student Achievement Advisory Board and ASCDs Urban Education Advisory Board" (National Reading Styles Institute, 2...

Women, Medieval Attitudes and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

the passage is a contrast of literal words and actual underlying meanings. Many times what the Wife says is in direct opposition t...

'The Pardoner's Tale' and Avarice

Before he begins the tale, he explains that he is a greedy devil, and it is through his physicality and his voice that they are di...

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...

The Second Shepherd's Play and Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Miller's Tale'

if John were easily deceived, Nicholas (the clerk) and Alison (his wife) would not have been forced to devise an complicated plan ...

Medieval Literature and Male Role Model Challenging

theological thought (Moritz). Some of the fundamental thoughts within the texts maintained that women should be kept meek and subm...

Society According to Geoffrey Chaucer

In a paper consisting of twelve pages the ways in which Chaucer's writings reflect Medieval Europe, with specific emphasis on The ...

'The Wife of Bath's Tale' by Geoffrey Chaucer

In a paper consisting of seven pages Medieval society is considered in terms of the consequences regarding to 'what women want' wi...

Medieval Literature's Portrayal of Honor and Dishonor

In seven pages this paper examines how Medieval literature thematically portrayed honor and dishonor in a comparative analysiis of...

'The Wife of Bath's Tale' and Differences in Concepts of What Medieval Women Truly Want

In six pages Geoffrey Chaucer's classic tale is examined from the differing perspectives regarding what Medieval women truly wante...