The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser as an Allegory

Spenser’s allegorical poem The Faerie Queene is a remarkable literary venture of the Elizabethan age. In fact, allegory was the most popular literary device of the time and he uses it to express the spirit of his age. Allegory is a literary device in valuing a double meaning. The primary meaning is clearly expressed while […]

Historical Allegory in The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser

In an allegory, some real actions or instructive morals are shadowed under imaginary persons or things. Every allegory has two senses- the literal and the mystical. The literal sense is like the vision of which the mystical is the true meaning. In a moral allegory, the story consists of fictitious persons, creatures of the poet’s […]

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