Marie, Queene of Scotland, by Eusebius Dicaeophile (London, 1569), reprinted, with alterations, at Liege in 1571, under the title, A Treatise concerning the Defence of the Honour of Marie, Queene of Scotland, made by Morgan Philippes, Bachelor of Divinitie, Piae a?licti animi consolationes, ad Mariam Scot.
An example of an iambic hexameter is the last line of each stanza of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser.
Utilizing symbolism and the love of a queen, Spenser's The Faerie Queene became this author's most definitive work not for content as much as style.
The Faerie Queene is an epic poem that was written by Englishman Edmund Spenser.
Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene is more known for its unique style being the first to ever use what has become known as the "Spenserian Stanza".
Spenser's The Faerie Queene is an epic poem that was written as an allegory to praise Queen Elizabeth I.
Spenser's The Faerie Queene, a favorite among critics, was also the subject of quite a few analysis.
In 1589 Edmund Spenser wrote a letter to Sir Walter Raleigh that contained the beginnings of the Faerie Queene.
Aristotle was named as the source for the virtues that were seen in The Faerie Queene but the influence of Thomas Aquinas is also present.
Spenser hinted at the final product in his letter to Raleigh but between the time of that letter and the earliest publication of The Faerie Queene in 1590 it had already changed.
It was also stated that the Faerie Queene represents "glory".
Queen Elizabeth I was the basis for the Faerie Queene and her name was Gloriana and so the connection was easily made.
Queen Elizabeth I was a member of the Tudor era of which the Faerie Queene celebrated without fail as in the tradition of Aeneid's writings of Rome during the time of Augustus Caesar.
The poem is as much allegorical as it is allusive to the point that any Elizabethan of high station could see themselves in any number of the characters presented in The Faerie Queene.
The Faerie Queene herself is a direct characterization of Queen Elizabeth I.
Spenser was very familiar with literary history and showed it in The Faerie Queene.
The Faerie Queene serves to define itself by utilizing the internal and eternal struggle and conflict that lies in all of us: good versus evil.
Spencer's The Faerie Queene just may be the first to do it so brilliantly.
In medieval romances such as Marie de France's "Lanval" and the Renaissance epic "The Fairy Queene" the fairy is the love of the main character, symbol of unattainable, perfect courtly love and an object of adoration.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.