The Faerie Queene/Related Articles
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- Poetry : A form of literary work which uses rhythm, metre, and sound elements (such as assonance or dissonance) to structure, amplify, and in some instances supplant the literal meanings of words.
- Epic : A type of poem, usually describing the heroic exploits of a character with a narrative story important to the culture and history of a people.
- Allegory : A fictional narrative device or genre whereby a hidden or secondary meaning is found behind the literal story line.
- Edmund Spenser : (1552 ? -1599), English poet, known particularly for his incomplete allegorical epic The Faerie Queene. -->
- Arthurian legend : Traditional and literary stories about Arthur, said to have been a king in Britain some time before the 10th century, who may or may not have been a historical figure.