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beast fable
a short, usually simple tale that teaches a moral and often uses animal characters
fabliaux
an extremely rude, comical story
romance
a medieval narrative that blends adventure, love and magic
farce
a comedy taht uses improbable situations, exaggerated characters and slapstick action
exemplum
a story unsed to illustrate a moral lesson, ofter within a sermon
allegory
a moral tale in which the characters represent virtures/ vices
accrue
to come as gain; accumulate
agility
an ability to move quickly
courtliness
refined behavior; elegance
defer
to postpone
diligent
painstaking; hardworking
disdain
show of contempt; scorn
dispatch
promptness; efficiency
eminent
standing out above others; high ranking; prominent
frugal
careful with money; thrifty
malady
a diesease or disorder; ailment
mode
a current fashion or style
personable
pleasing in behavior and apperance
repine
to complain; fret
sedately
in a composed, dignified manner; calmly
wield
to handle skillfully
old english
keltic
roman
angles saxons and jutes (germanic)
vikings
(germanic)
middle english
old english + french influence
battle of hastings
french took over
feudalism
king owned lang, gave to nobles in exchange for protection
magna carta
granted more power to barons while limiting royal authority
frame story
canterbury tales
knight
"true, perfect gentleman"
merchant
flashy, well dressed, serious, frugal in debt but no one knows it, forkish beard, moltly dress (multicolored)
pardoner
eunich, yellow, long hair, sold indulgences, big eyes, cocky
the miller
works with grain; played bagpipes; told crude stories; farted alot; red head; boastful bc of stength
franklin
tax collector; wealthy land owner, royal tax collecter; older w/ white beard
wife of bath
fat; flirty; married 5x
iambic pentameter
10 syllabuls, the first syllabul is unaccented, 2nd is accented
frame story
story within a story
thomas a' becket
archbishop, died on the alter
morgan le Fey
arthurs step sister
mordred
child broght by morgan le fey to see arthur
lancelot
arthur's bff
galahad
only knight able to fulfill the quest for the holy grail
chivalry
code followed by the knights