English Renaissance Folklore Joseph Kinsey Honors English Mrs. Dengler – Period 7-8 a.

  • Published on
    26-Dec-2015

  • View
    215

  • Download
    0

Embed Size (px)

Transcript

  • Slide 1
  • Slide 2
  • English Renaissance Folklore
  • Slide 3
  • Joseph Kinsey Honors English Mrs. Dengler Period 7-8 a
  • Slide 4
  • Early English Folklore Stories spread for centuries by word of mouth Carried over from Medieval times Full of dark and scary creatures Witches Boggarts Brownies Goblins During Renaissance folklore changed from oral to written form
  • Slide 5
  • Early English Folklore Common Folklore Stories Robin Hood Jack in the Beanstalk King Arthur Lesser status during Renaissance Tom Thumb Set in Arthurian times Oberon & Titania Ancient King and Queen of the Fairies
  • Slide 6
  • Shakespeare and Folklore Often changed folklore (and history) to meet his needs / fit his plays Changed look and feel of folklore creatures Fairies were: Human sized Gross Clumsy Bad
  • Slide 7
  • Shakespeare and Folklore A Midsummers Night Dream Used figures from ancient Celtic and Greek mythology Included Oberon and Titania Fairies became: Tame Beautiful / Peaceful Small / Childlike Changed image of Fairies forever
  • Slide 8
  • Shakespeare and Folklore Other Shakespeare Plays Involving Folklore Merry Wives of Windsor Fairies / Magic Romeo and Juliet References Queen Mab mythological figure King Lear Based on a Celtic myth Includes Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum Macbeth Witches Mention of fairies dancing in a ring
  • Slide 9
  • Renaissance Folklore Today Stories endure through: Nursery Rhymes
  • Slide 10
  • Renaissance Folklore Today Stories endure through: Movies http://www.mynewmovies.net/images/2009/10/robin-hood-movie-poster.jpghttp://www.dvdbeaver.com/film3/blu- ray_reviews51/robin_hood_men_in_tights_blu-ray.htm http://www.buckeyeag.com/blogs /index.php/2010/03/16/king- arthur-s-prayer?blog=7
  • Slide 11
  • Renaissance Folklore Today Images endure: Fairies http://www.dragoart.com/popup/143/p.htm
  • Slide 12
  • English Renaissance Folklore Built on Ancient Traditions Expanded upon by Shakespeare Continues to be influential
  • Slide 13
  • Works Cited "Jack and the Beanstalk: Facts, Discussion Forum, and Encyclopedia Article." AbsoluteAstronomy.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010.. "English Fairies | Mysterious Britain & Ireland." Mysterious Britain & Ireland | Mysteries, Legends & The Paranormal. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010.. "Folk-lore of Shakespeare: Chapter I. Fairies." Internet Sacred Text Archive Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010.. Howarth, Sarah. Renaissance Places (Information Books - History - People & Places). Brookfield, CT: Mullbrook Press, 1992. Print. "Scary Fairies." Baltimore Shakespeare Festival - Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010.. "Shakespeare for Elizabethan England." MusesRealm.Net. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010.. "The Elizabethan fairies; the fairies of folklore and the fairies of Shakespeare." WorldCat.org: The World's Largest Library Catalog. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010.. "Tom Thumb Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus.. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2010..
  • Slide 14
  • Thank You!

Recommended

View more >