22 In this episode, which concludes with the first description of Mirabella, Spenser initially stresses that Serena and Timias's bodily wounds are merely signs and symptoms of the inward damage that the Blatant Beast and "infamy" have wrought upon them (vi.
This omission suggests that the assault of the Blatant Beast has compromised Timias's very identity.
31) The violence wrought upon these characters by the Blatant Beast has rendered them unserviceable to Spenser's allegorical narrative, so the poet dispatches an authorial hermit to whip them into shape.
Calidore's task is carried out in vain: he chains up the Blatant Beast
, but it soon breaks loose.
Eventually, it will make possible the long awaited closure of Bellamour and Claribell's circle whose description, in an effort to illustrate the "filed" wrongdoings of the past meeting a "repaired" present, appears hand in hand in the same canto where Calidore retakes his quest and captures the Blatant Beast.
At the end, only the right reunions take place: Pastorella and her parents, Calidore and the Blatant Beast.
Serena, a noble lady, severely wounded by the Blatant Beast.
Continuing his quest, Artegall met two hags, Envy and Detraction, who defamed his character and set the Blatant Beast barking at his heels.
Continuing his quest, Artegall met two hags, Envy and Detration, who defamed his character and set the Blatant Beast
barking at his heels.
Uncannily like his adversary, the Blatant Beast
, he continually violates private worlds.