Flashcards in Merchant's Quotes 2 Deck (23):
What quote shows January's job as a courtier?
"I have now been a court-man al my lief"
What quote means say the same thing or say similar?
"I see the same, or elles thing semblable"
What quote shows that no-one is perfect in everyday and also implies that they're buying a horse rather than marrying a wife?
"Noon in this world that trotteth hool in al"
What quotation is January's dismissal for advice?
"Straw for thy Senek, and for thy proverbes!"
Where does the observation of women occur (mirror round the corner)?
"A commune market-place"
What quotation uses proleptic irony to forebode January's blindness and uses the image of Cupid as the blind young god of love?
"For love is blind"
What quotation uses descriptio to show that January has made the best possible decision by picking May?
"His fresshe beautee and hir age tendre"
What phrase implies that this marriage is dream-like?
What quote links heaven with payments?
"Hevene is bought so deere"
What quotation suggests that perhaps May will serve as January's purgatory on earth?
"she may be youre purgatorie"
What quote shows that they they bound their marriage with religion - something that Martin Luther would be disappointed with?
"made al siker ynogh with hoolinesse"
What quotation suggests that something from the fairy world enhances the idea of a fantasy wife?
"Hire to biholde it seemed faierye"
What quote suggests that Damyan was enraptured on May?
What phrase uses sibilance to show that Damyan is as much of a fantasiser as his master?
"Sweet and swowned" "so soore"
What quotation use epistrophe to be melodramatic and align Damyan with the devil?
"O perilous fyr" "O famulier foo" "O servant traitour"
What quote shows that the sun has completed his dairy arc?
"Sonne his ark diurne"
What quote mentions a cloak?
"Night with his mantel"
What quotations focus on January's appearance - somewhat old, contradicting the courtly love ideal?
"Thikke brustles of his berd" "Skin of houndfissh"
What quotation shows January's age by de-humanising him? (Focus on neck to show the characteristics of an older person`?
"The slakke skin about his nekke shaketh"
What quote shows that are locked out of May's thoughts?
"God woot what that May thoughte in hir herte"
What quote uses astrology to show the incompatibility of January and May (Mars and Venus)?
"Tawr, was into Cancre"
What quote shows that they want to comfort Damyan in his illness?
"He wolde so conforten in siknesse"