Ubi sunt

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  • Poetics In Medieval Literature

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    mostly because not a lot of individuals were able to read and write. The poetical works during the Medieval Era, were influenced by the church or society. These stories and ballads were used to entertain, inform and teach lessons. For example, " Ubi Sunt Qui Ante Nos Fuerunt?", it paints a picture of temporary joy and external suffering. This can be illustrated with the quote" their paradise they took here, and now they lie in hell together,"(Line 19-20). One way in which it entertains

  • Themes Of Memento Mori

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    it also applies to those who have not excepted Christ and follow his rules shall receive hell. The Europeans who live in the medieval era were very religious and believe in Jesus Christ and Virgin Mary. For examples, stories like the Everyman and Ubi Sunt Qui ante Nos Fuerunt are often read in “musical rhythm and their topics often explore romantic feelings” (vocabulary.com). In the Medieval era, the major theme in stories that are used constantly is memento mori, to helps teach and express a lesson

  • Values Of Christianity And Paganism In 'The Wanderer'

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    Most scholars think "The Wanderer" first appeared as a piece of oral poetry during the 5th or 6th century, a time when the Germanic Pagan culture of Anglo-Saxon England was undergoing a conversion to Christianity. It contains traces of both traditional Germanic warrior culture and of a Christian value system. The speaker for much of the poem is a warrior who has had to go into exile after the slaughter of his lord and relatives in battle. Now, he contemplates what the experience of the exile teaches

  • Cellulitis And Abscesses Essay

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    Cellulitis and Abscesses Rationale The patient is a 59-year-old female presented with an abscess and cellulitis located above and slightly to the left of her gluteal cleft. She reports pain at the site of the infection, swelling and redness is also noted. The patient underwent an incision and drainage (I&D) and was put on Vancomycin to treat the infection. She has a history of HTN, CAD, and hyperlipidemia, however no history of diabetes, cancer, or autoimmune disorders that are linked to increase

  • Legally-Binding Agreements

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    Legally-binding forest agreements have failed due to the inability to reach consensus on a wide range of objectives. Unable to agree on objectives, global forest treaties and negotiations since 1992 have become non-binding with strong opposition. Though hundreds of negotiated proposals have been raised, conflicting negotiations prevent the establishment of agreements due economic concerns and the multiplicity of unclear objectives. Mackenzie suggests that the repeated failure to generate legally-binding

  • The Southwest Is A Region Of The United States

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    American frontier. This very concept, ‘taming the frontier’, gives way to a larger theme that was prevalent in many western films and literature of the southwest: ubi sunt, or rather “where are those who came before us?”. Director Sam Peckinpah’s The Ballad of Cable Hogue portrays this idea better than any other western film; the concept of ubi sunt is undeniably the film’s overarching theme, clearly seen through its components. By conquering the frontier, characters in western films portray how they

  • The Wanderer And The Wife's Lament Comparison

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    of view, comparison, and various other literary techniques. In “The Wanderer” there is a theme of the inevitably of death and deaths appearance all around us. The wanderer’s grievance of the death he has faced is seen through the authors' use of ubi sunt: And deeply ponder this darkling life, Must brood

  • Materialism In Wlf And Eadwacer

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    defining characteristics and discuss why, from Paul Muldoon's translation, Wulf and Eadwacer is in every sense an Old English Elegy. I will examine the environment in which the poem is set, the theme of social isolation, the 'lif is laene' motif, the 'ubi sunt' lamentation and the medieval concept of 'wyrd'. I will highlight and support with examples how each of these features are present themselves and their significance in the classification of this poem as an Old English Elegy. A key feature of

  • King Arthur: The Man Behind The Name Essay

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    King Arthur: The Man Behind The Name King Arthur is a figure surrounded by an aura of myth and mystery. His name evokes visions of knights and gallantry in a bygone era of chivalry and magic. Clear the mist around the myth, however, and the character revealed is a man with flaws like any other. He is human as well as heroic. Arthur has assembled the greatest court of knights in British history, but his own condition and relation to those knights leads to the downfall of his court. Although Arthur

  • History of British Literature

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    Late Medieval Period 14th Century British Literature 14th and 15th were period of transition from feudalism to pre-industrial era. A time of political, social and ideological conflicts; England was in war with France (the hundred year war 1337-1453 Edward’s claim to the French throne and attempt to bring England, Gascony and Flanders under unified political control). The defeats in France lead to deepening the internal crisis. The decline in agriculture together with the rise in the population