Archimago


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Archimago

uses sorcery to deceive people. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
See: Deceit

Archimago

enchanter epitomizing wickedness. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
See: Evil

Archimago

enchanter, disguised as hermit, wins confidence of Knight. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
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Thus, in the first book the Red Cross Knight is deceived by Archimago (Fraud, the "shape-changing" performer; cf.
From the ostensibly Spenserian resonances of "A Select Party," "The Birth-mark," "Alice Doane's Appeal," or "The Man of Adamant," to similarities between specific characters such as Archimago and Rappaccini and Chillingworth and specific references to "Epithalamion" in "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," Spenserian images and conceits surface across Hawthorne's oeuvre as if out of barely erased palimpsests.
In the very first canto of Book I, readers are confronted with the allegorical monster, Errour, and a Catholic hermit who reveals himself to be the evil sorcerer, Archimago.
She then reconsiders the implications of Una failing to recognise Archimago.
9) Therefore, when Redcrosse emerges from a period of spiritual hibernation through the influence of the enchanter Archimago to fight Sans Foy ('Faithless'), the poem relates, "the sleeping spark/Of natiue vertue gan eftsoones reuiue" (I.
Spenser's description of Archimago as one who "could file his tongue as smooth as glas" [I.
In addition, in Hind Dryden alludes to and reworks Spenser's Monster Error, Duessa, and Archimago.
The study begins with Book I of The Faerie Queene, in which, Tiffany contends, pilgrimage poses an irresolvable interpretative problem--on the one hand, the poem repudiates the vestiges of Catholic pilgrimage in its depictions of Archimago and Duessa, replacing them with the Protestant journey inward of Redcrosse Knight that culminates in the House of Holiness; on the other, the book ends with Redcrosse's "profane" journey outward to Cleopolis (London), which allegorically becomes a shrine to Elizabeth I's worldly power, thus pilgrimage becomes an "imperial endeavor" (66).
Deceived by Archimago, Red Crosse abandons Una (who represents truth in the allegory), thinking her unfaithful and defiled.
Spenser's Archimago helps us to understand better Iago, even though
Por ejemplo, el mago-filosofo que se origina en el Merlin medieval y ha tenido sus avatares en Gandalf, el heroico y sabio protector de la Tierra Media, y Nemmerle, el Archimago que ofrenda su vida a cambio de la de su discipulo en el Mago de Terramar de Le Guin, tiene una nueva encarnacion en Albus Dumbledore, el director del Colegio Hogwarts de Magia.