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His style resembles that of Halifax in its mundane, cultured reticence; but sometimes he has higher flights, in which he shows some skill in the handling of melodious and rhythmic prose. His first book Grace Abounding is a spiritual autobiography dealing with the spiritual history of his birth, childhood and youth.

As with most fables, the underdog comes out a winner against overwhelming odds, and this theme made the tales of Reynard the Fox, and other similar characters, immensely popular. He was the earliest person to write using the three-period view of history: Antiquity, Middle Ages, and Modern.

It was wayward and erratic, often cumbrous and often obscure, and weighted with a Latinised construction and vocabulary. In this particular text, Christine argues that women must recognize and promote their ability to make peace between people.

There is, however, a particular period — the 16th and early 17th centuries — in which a number of translations of the Bible appeared which had an influence on the development of written English.

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Written in the 13th century, The Romance of the Rose satirizes the conventions of courtly love while critically depicting women as nothing more than seducers.

His pathos is of the same character; and sometimes, as in Dream Children, it deepens into a quivering sigh of regret. Jane Austen and Walter Scott were the prominent names in Novel.

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It revealed no supreme writer like Shakespeare but the general literary level was very high and it was an age of spacious intellectual horizon, noble endeavour and bright aspirations. She argued that these terms denigrated the proper and natural function of sexuality, and that such language was inappropriate for female characters such as Madam Reason. He wrote numerous works dealing with contemporary events that include Chartism , Past and Present , and Letter-day Pamphlets He wrote poetry in Latin, notably the Punic War epic Africa, but is today remembered for his works in the Italian vernacular, especially the Canzoniere, a collection of love sonnets dedicated to his unrequited love, Laura. The nature and status of its spiritual content remain controversial, but its often engaging colloquial style and vivid realization of the medieval scene are of abiding interest. The book is regarded as a fine piece of literary criticism. Pepys and Evelyn have no pretensions to style as such, but their work is admirably expressed.
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