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Flashcards in Litterafy Terms 3 Deck (10):
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Verisimilitude

A sense of reality in a work of literature.

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Pageant

A big enclosed rectangular box on wheels with curtains of doors that opened on one side.

3

Folk Ballard

Anonymous narrative verses intended to be sung and passion on by oral tradition.

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Ballad stanza

Four lines l rhyming abcb with four accented syllables within the first and third lines and three in the second and fourth line

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Satire

Illiterate mode which employees with and humor to attack human foibles in or institutions in order to reform them

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Morality play

The form of medieval drama which feature symbolic abstractions of human qualities has characters such as generosity adverse, knowledge lust, and which stresses the constant struggle between evil and Christian virtue

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Exemplum

Detail often inserted in sermon which illustrates a moral truth

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Frame Story

The story that includes the telling of the story within a story

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Parody

Humorous imitation of another usually serious work

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Medieval romance

Stories of love and chivalry adventure either in process or verse popular during the later Middle Ages.