Presentation on theme: "By Sophie Black. Edward meets a hermit who thinks himself an archangel. He believes Edward is king, but has forsaken the crown for a life of prayer."— Presentation transcript:
Edward meets a hermit who thinks himself an archangel. He believes Edward is king, but has forsaken the crown for a life of prayer. After learning Henry VIII is dead, the mad hermit ties up the sleeping Edward, intending to kill him because Henry VIII did not make the hermit pope.
Look at the changes Henry VIII made in the relationship between the throne and the church during his reign. Why would the hermit be angry at the king? Even though Henry was not as monk or anything of the sort, he still made himself the Pope, just In order to marry. For a religious man, this is a scandal of the church and should not happen.
What is Edward’s attitude towards the hermit’s tale?
A feeling of humiliation or shame, as through some injury to one's pride or self-respect.
A chief or principal angel, in medieval angelology one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on god. “I am a Archangel!” (Page 89)
Anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil. “His Apprehensions were heightened, and they showed plainly in his face.
Poisionous “Here he bagan to mumble again, and beat his forehead in futile rage with his fist, now and then articualting a venemous curse…“ (Page 90)
A small, very humble dwelling house; a wretched hut. “He Glided about his Hovel, gathering a rag here, a thong there…“ (Page 92)