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homosexual

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the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites

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something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind

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a competitor who holds a preeminent position

one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

(chess) the most powerful piece

an especially large mole rat and the only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring which are sired by only a few males

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promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

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become a queen

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It is here that Duessa first begins to take up the practice of slander to lead others into conflict, which will serve as a recurring theme for her actions in the following books of The Faerie Queene.
The Faerie Queene may also have provided Lewis with the idea of having people travel through oceans on the backs of dolphins, (4) though that tradition is older than Spenser.
If the suspicion is correct that 'The Wofull Death of Queene Jane' was adapted specifically for inclusion in the Crowne-Garland, then this would be a conspicuous example of a ballad being employed for the purposes of propaganda.
Upon completion of his tale, Una responds, "O happy Queene of Faries, that hast fownd / Mongst many, one that with his prowess may defend thine honour, and thy foes confound;" (FQ 1.
3) See also, Preston, f4v: "As duty bindes us for our noble Queene let us pray, / And for her honorable Councel the trueth yt they may use"; Ingelend, H1v: "O God to the we most humblye praye: / That to Queene Elizabeth thou do sende / Thy lyvely pathe, and perfecte waye .
5) These discordant prophecies seriously disrupt the poetic architecture of Britomart's representation of chastity between Books 3 and 5 to problematize Spenser's fashioning of feminine virtue in The Faerie Queene.
Majeske's critical analysis of Utopia and The Faerie Queene Book V may be uneven in spots, nonetheless seeing these texts as episodes in the troubled history of equity in the sixteenth century provides new critical leverage which other scholars will find useful and challenging.
arboreal scenes in Spenser's book 1 of The Faerie Queene and Jonson's Timber--Vaught evaluates changing responses to male emotion in a variety of genres.
Chamberlain demonstrates the complexity of the poem as a multilayered, critically subversive document; this enables him to query conventional assumptions about the shape and meaning of Spenser's career, suggesting that the Calender is a more 'elaborate dissonant structure' than the 'comparatively "lisible" narrative' of The Faerie Queene (57-58).
Congratulations to the winner, Donatella du Plessis (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, with her essay "A comparative study of the Dido-Aeneas episode in Virgil's Aeneid and Christopher Marlowe's Dido, Queene of Carthage.
WHO is the mistress of the Bower of Bliss in The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser?
The six-ton saddle-tank locomotive, built in 1905 in Leeds, is named after one of the characters in Spenser's Faerie Queene
Guests include London designer Tracey Boyd, Madonna's favourites, Queene & Belle and Noel Gallagher's other half, Sara McDonald.
Blood, dragons, garlands, magic, dragons, hermits, towers, or trees thus may be brought into the narrative of The Faerie Queene but treated positively on one occasion and negatively on another.