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June 24, 2021

Posts tagged "Representations of Women"

The Role of Women in The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by Bede

Throughout Bede’s “Ecclesiastical History of the English People” the role of women is quite limited, both in terms of presence in the actual history as well as in their daily lives. Although the history in “The Ecclesiastical History of the  →

Analysis and Summary of The Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale (Canterbury Tales)

While the structure and organization of The Canterbury Tales permits multiple voices and perspectives to be represented and conveyed to the reader by utilizing a technique known as the frame narrative (Gittes 77), it is not entirely clear upon an initial reading  →

Lancelot, Guinevere, and the Fair Maiden of Ascolot in Le Morte Darthur

As this essay on “Le Morte Darthur” seeks to point out, it does not seem to be a mere coincidence that the chapter in “Le Morte Darthur” by Sir Thomas Mallory that deals with Guinevere and Lancelot’s spats also presents  →