medieval english literature

When (approx. years and work to work) Caedmon’s Hymn (end of 7th century) – Everyman (beginning of 16th century) more than 800 years long -1066-1487 What is left? 30.000 lines of Old english poetry (some just fragments of grater works) Most dates still unknown.. those we know are mostly guesses Read more…

Abeka English Literature Unit 7– Part 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge one of the finest English poet-critics whose great poetic masterpiece was *The Rime of the Ancient Mariner*; also wrote *Biographia Literaria*, “Kubla Khan,” “Christabel,” and “Frost at Midnight” *The Rime of the Ancient Mariner* Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s great poetic masterpiece; the greatest of all English literary ballads; Read more…

English Literature Unit 7

The man who possessed the greatest mind of the Romantic Movement Samuel Taylor Coleridge The five poets who dominated the Romantic Age Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats The type of essay developed during the age familiar essay Three types of novels produced during the Romantic Age Gothic, historical, manners Read more…

Abeka English Literature Unit 3

Drama The literary genre which reached its zenith during the Elizabethan period William Shakespeare Renaissance drama is epitomized in Shakespeare England’s greatest writer Utopia An ideal society More Wrote Utopia Cranmer The major figure to develop the Book of Common Prayer The Book of Martyrs, Foxe “God be praised, good Read more…

the falcon characters

Ambrosius Merlin’s father Cadal Servant assigned to Merlin Uther Merlin’s uncle Budec King who protected Uther and Ambrosius Mithras Soldier’s god Vortigern Enemy of Ambrosius Belasius Merlin’s tutor; high-priest of goddess cult Constantius King who was killed by his regent Ulfin Servant to Merlin’s tutor

English Literature: 1600-1700 Authors

Samuel Rutherford Scottish Presbyterian pastor, theologian and author, and one of the Scottish Commissioners to the Westminster Assembly. He has been described as the Prince of Letter Writers. His political book “Lex, Rex” was written in response to John Maxwell’s “Sacro-Sanctum Regus Majestas” and presented a theory of limited government Read more…

Analyzing Literature

puedo deducir i can infer una referencia a reference una tema a motif un patrón de repetición a pattern of repetition acotación stage direction aliteración alliteration argumento plot la iluminación enlightenment ironía irony modernismo modernism paralelismo parallelism vanguardismo avant-garde se refiere a it refers to connotación connotation insinuar to imply Read more…

AH Unit 1 Three Worlds Meet

For what reason did the “first Americans” most likely migrate to the Americas? to search for food & shelter How did the ¨first Americans¨ most likely reach the Americas? crossing a land bridge between Siberia & Alaska Major advantages of complex societies: large labor force Which type of society built Read more…

English: Literature

Old English Few surviving texts with little xommon Old English Sometimes reffered to as Anglo-Saxon Literature Old English The waves of invasion from European continent took place in the land Old English Julius Caesar crossed the English Chanel and found the land occupied by a peace, love, agriculture people called Read more…

Capitulo 6

¿De adónde origina la patata? De peru ¿Dónde usaron la patata por la primera vez en España? En un hospital sevillano (el siglo 16) ¿Cuánto mide La Giralda? 104 metros ¿Dónde es La Giralda? Sevilla (Fue construida por los musulmanes) Ejemplos de arquitectura romana acueducto de Segovia, el Teatro Romano Read more…