Flashcards in William Langland Deck (17)
Who wrote "Piers the Plowman"?
In which dialect it was written?
West Midland Dailect
It is a satire on?
What poem is Piers the plowman?
1. dream vision poem
2. allegorical poem in unrhymed alliterative verse
What are the three dream visions in the poem?
What does Do-well represent?
1. it represents the conscience
2. it is a practice of virtues
What does Do-bet represent?
it represents grace.
In Do-bet dream vision, what does Piers become?
A good Samaritan practicing charity.
What does Do-best represent?
it represents charity
In Do-best dream vision, Plowman is identified?
Plowman is identified with Christ himself.
Where does the poem begin?
at Malvern Hills
What is the poem about?
A man named Will falls asleep and has a dream vision.
What are the three symbols in the poem?
1. A Tower upon a hill
2. A Fortress down a deep valley
3. A Field full of folks
What does the tower represent?
What does the Fortress represent?
What does the Field represent?
The world of mankind