Unit 2

  1. who ivaded England from narmandy (france) in 1066
    William the conqueror
  2. what system did the English people go
    federal system
  3. what document laid down foudations for modern English government
    Magna Carta
  4. What plague killed almost half the population in England
    bubonic plague or Black
  5. what language was religous literature written in
  6. Literature written in English was not to be found for a hundred years after who found it
    the norman invation
  7. what was new peotry written in
  8. in which he meditates on such themes as the fickleness of furtune, contentment un adversity, and the vanity of wealth without nobleness
    group of ballads
  9. what was chaucer's real masterpiece
    Canterbutry Cales
  10. what were respectivly the beast-fable and exemplum of The Canterbury Tales
    The Nuns Priest Tale, & The Pardoner's Tale
  11. a short tale in which the principal actors were animal
  12. was a short tale or anecdote told to teach a lesson
  13. is an exemplum on the text "the love of money is the root of all evil"
    the pardoner's tale
  14. who wrote The Prologue in middle english
    Geoffery Chaucer
  15. who wrote The Cantibury Tales
    Geoffery Chaucer
  16. pilgramages to the shrine if thomas 'a Becket in Canterbury
    The Canterbury Tales
  17. what early literature sprang from the country
  18. what peroid were many litery genres were born
    medeval period
  19. what also germinated during the medeval period and elisabeth period
    lyric and drama
  20. in the fourteenth century a number of individual writers emerged from
    william langland, sir thomas malory geoffrey chaucer, john wycliffe
  21. who set up the first printing press in england
    william caxton
  22. what is a short narritive folk song which tells of a single event in an objectice, unbias manner
    a popular balled
  23. were originally any joyous song of hymns
  24. who was called the father of English prose
    John Wycliffe
  25. who was called "Morning Star of the Reformation"
    John Wycliff
  26. the greatest proses writer of fourthenth century England
    john Wycliffe
  27. who made the scripture avalible to the people of in their language for the first time
    john wycliffe
  28. one of the most important works of the medival period
    piers plowman
  29. who wrote piers plowman
    William Langland
  30. the characters, places and events represents certain abstract qualities or ideas designed to teach some moral lesson or truth
  31. what was play called dealing withlegend and saints
    mystery plays
  32. what play were produced by the church
    mirical plays
  33. incorporated asssociations of various trade and crafts in the towns
  34. what kid of play cause movable platform
    pageant or pageant wagon
  35. best known morality play is
  36. who wrote the canterbury tales
    Geoffery chaucer
  37. pilgrimages to the shrine of ? in Canterbury
    Thomas 'a Becket
  38. The Nuns Priest Tale and The Pardoners Tale were respectivly
    beastfable and exemplum
  39. a short tale in which the principal actors were animals
  40. was a short tale ot anecdote told to teach a lesson
  41. what is an exemplum on the text "the love of money is the root of all evil"
    The Pardoners Tale
  42. in which he meditates on such themes as the flickleness of fortune, contentment in advisery
    group of ballads
  43. was his canterbury tale
    Chaucer's real masterpiece
  44. who was a writer that abided by the law in his younger years
    Sir Thomas Malory
  45. what story did Sir Thomas Malory write in prison
    Morte Darthur
  46. what was an oustanding monument in English Literature
    Morte Darthur
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Unit 2
The Medieval Period