I love Chaucer
because he wrote fun and rather off-color tales but at the same time was
a very religious and thoughtful man who critiqued the corruptions of his
I also love alliterative
poetry of the 14th century because of its use of allegory, its wit
and musical quality, and (believe it or not) its didacticism.
I am writing my dissertation on 2 well-known alliterative
He is a god!!
My favorite play of all is Hamlet.
She was a highly sensitive and witty 19th cent. novelist.
I can't decide between Pride and Prejudice
and Persuasion for my favorite novel.
A 12th century monk who also solves murders! Great
stories by Ellis Peters (aka Edith Pargeter); well played by Sir Derek
Jacobi on the PBS "Mystery!" series.
Favorite story so far: An Excellent Mystery.
THE definitive sleuth! There are too many great stories
to pick a favorite.
(born Jan 25, 2000) name: Theresa
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