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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Frame Story

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The closing narrative frame of the novel occurs with the birth of mary"s baby. After the jam, the novel once again uses a musical reference to signal c
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Courtly Love, Class Conflict

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16 Oct 2017
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Middle class, not a member of nobility. Pleasure seeking (epicurean) he loved a morning sop of cake and wine (12) House is stocked with the finest food
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Dennis Amiss, Sixteen Stone, Stout

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16 Oct 2017
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Huge, weighs 224 lbs a chap of sixteen stone / a great stout fellow big in brawn and bone. (17) Great physical strength - (he could heave any door off
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Frame Story, Beta Israel, Female Genital Mutilation

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8 Nov 2017
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Jesse bell and mary (take two) mark the novel"s gradual transformation of the. Both chapters feature characters who have been stripped of their humanit
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Gloria Naylor, Sister Carrie, Magic Realism

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31 Oct 2017
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Authorship : gloria naylor (1950-2016) a poet, playwright, novelist from new york. Tells stories about individuals whose voices have been excluded from
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Fabliau, Courtly Love, Frame Story

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25 Sep 2017
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Continues to frame the tales around a single event or crisis joy to comfort those in pain from dying at the hands of a murderous king. The decameron :
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Geoffrey Chaucer, Estates Of The Realm, Frame Story

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16 Oct 2017
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Shifting the frame narrative form from the decameron to the canterbury tales. The decameron - a group of men and women escaping the plague. The canterb
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Valeria Luiselli, Jumex, Ecatepec De Morelos

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8 Nov 2017
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Frame narrative structure : luiselli experiments with the framed narrative by collaborating with the factory workers and the art featured at the galeri
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Valeria Luiselli, Dentures

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28 Nov 2017
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Surrealism heightened super reality that allows the subconscious to express itself. Recreates the strange conditions of a dream out of everyday objects
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Geoffrey Chaucer, Frame Story, Marguerite De Navarre

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16 Oct 2017
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Continues to frame tales around a response to crisis social trouble (plague, wat, peasant"s revolt) The canterbury tales - a group on religious pilgrim
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UMASS-AMHERSTENGLISH 131Michelle BrooksFall

ENGLISH 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Exemplum, Indulgence, Geoffrey Chaucer

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16 Oct 2017
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Carries falsified holy relics (like friar cipolla n . Pig"s bones, fake veil claimed to be mary"s, phony goblet of st. peter. An expert preacher, a sto
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