The Pillars Of The Earth Analysis

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5.1. The Pillars of the Earth Work that takes us back to the twelfth century feudal England and explains a story of deceit and lust for power between church and crown to control the English medieval society. Analysis of the historical and social context •Historic context: First we must raise awareness of the historical basis of the work consists of a period called the anarchy. This period is based on the reign of King Stephen of Blois (1135-1154) which came to power after the death of King Henry I of England as his rightful heir died in the sinking of the White Ship drowned in Barfleur, in Normandy, just 17 years old in 1120. On the other hand the daughter of Henry I, Matilda, did not have the support of the nobility and clergy and refusing…show more content…
Consequently, in many parts of Europe Jewish pogroms and local extinction of Jewish communities began. Regarding the social context rescued two of the resources used in the earlier work. Regarding the power of the church over the company Kingsbridge this time is played by Godwyn a monk reflects Machiavellianism achieve their goals in any way even breaking God's rules, which he preaches with the goal of being the prior of Kingsbridge and its conservatism in applying ecclesiastical laws, studied at Oxford, will disgrace more than one without him to see his downfall as a bad thing, but as a plan of God. Regarding the role witchcraft is represented by Caris Wooler a woman ahead of her time, revolutionary, independent, intelligent ideas, with great decisiveness, government, charismatic, passionate ... His dream of studying medicine is a goal impossible, for being a woman. Your life will always be marked by that. Accusations of witchcraft against her, Prior Godwyn cause entry into the convent, although their ideas are not related to the ideology of the Church, but with effort and determination gets to prioress of
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