In medieval romance, chivalry and the heroic knight are idealized, the plot includes a romantic love, the setting is mysterious and vague, and the number three is a prominent figure, according to Loyola University New Or... More »

Knights performed military services for lords within a kingdom. Clergymen during the Crusades established a moral code in which a knight must also protect churches, women, orphans and the weak. More »

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The medieval period, or the Middle Ages, covers about 1,000 years from the fall of the Roman Empire to the start of the Renaissance. The Roman Empire fell in 476 and the Renaissance began in the 1400s after the Black Dea... More »

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The five characteristics of an epic are the inclusion of: supernatural forces interacting with humans; acts of courage or valor; characters who have some type of national importance; a tone and voice that make everything... More »

A love scale is a quiz or other series of questions about a person's feelings and opinions on romantic love and relationships, designed to produce a numerical score that can be compared to other scores to determine one's... More »

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Good colleges for potential FBI agents include the University of California in Irvine, California; University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware; and Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Each university offers a fou... More »

Elements of gothic literature include romance, a castle or manor house, the potential of the supernatural, an unlikely hero, a sinister villain and isolation. Gothic elements work together to create a setting showing a f... More »