Epic Conventions: The hero is a figure of great national or even cosmic importance, usually the ideal man of his culture. He often has superhuman or divine traits. He has an imposing physical stature and is greater in all ways than the common man. The setting is vast in scope. It covers great geographical distances, perhaps even visiting the underworld, other worlds, other times. The action consists of deeds of valor or superhuman courage (especially in battle). Supernatural forces interest themselves in the action and
intervene at times. The intervention of the gods is called "machinery." The hero is a figure of great national or even cosmic importance, usually the ideal man of his culture. He often has superhuman or divine traits. He has an imposing physical stature and is greater in all ways than the common man. He is mortal, overcomes all that get in his way of achieving a goal, and
can transcend earth Written in Old English Alliteration: Kenning Simile Caesura
These poems are characterized by a tone of longing and sadness The Seafarer Wifes Lament The Wanderer Canterbury Tales By Chaucer
Written in rhymed iambic pentameter, Chaucer writes of the pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas a Beckett
The prologue: Set up the frame of the story Described the time of year the story took place
Explained the contest Pardoners Tale Corruption of the church Wife of Bath What do women desire most? Morality Play Allegory
Protestant Reformation Henry VIII Recognition of corruption in the Catholic Church The widespread belief in personal ability and the potential of the individual had its roots in humanism
HUMANISM: An intellectual movement in which writers and artists sought to merge the lessons of Latin and Greek classics with the teachings of Christianity. Poetic patterns combined with complex subject matter From the Italian meaning little song
ALL sonnets have the following: Iambic Pentameter Strict rhyme scheme 14 lines Lyric poem
Sonnet 30 By Edmund Spencer My love is
like to ice, and I to fire. . . A Valediction Forbidding Mourning by John Donne
Thy soul the fixed foot, makes no show /to move, but doth, if th other do
On My First Son by Ben Jonson Rest in soft peace, and asked, say Here doth lie /Ben Jonson his best piece of poetry;
In medias res (in the middle) Literary Epic poem The speaker invokes the Muse or a divine being to speak through the poet Characterized by Epic similes (extended comparisons
between dissimilar things) Allusion (references to biblical characters and events, classical, mythological) The Passionate Shepherd to his Love by Christopher Marlow
The Nymphs Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh To the Virgins to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
STEP ONE: Prewriting and Planning A. Chose and limit your topic B. Identify sources that will be helpful Complete bibliography cards Evaluate sources C. Take notes Summarize, Paraphrase, Quote AVOID PLAGIARISM STEP TWO: Prewriting: Developing
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