A Romance Thesis Lyrics
Unlike the later form of the novel and like the chansons de geste, the genre of romance dealt with traditional themes.
These were distinguished from earlier epics by heavy use of marvelous events, the elements of love, and the frequent use of a web of interwoven stories, rather than a simple plot unfolding about a main character.
Embracing this sky [universe] and shining,young boy, become the legend!
Sleeping for a long timein the cradle of my love The morning is coming when you alone will be calledby a messenger of dreams. Even knowing I'll never be a goddess or anything like that, I live on.
A blue wind is nowknocking at the door to your heart, and yetyou are merely gazing at meand smiling.
It developed further from the epics as time went on; in particular, "the emphasis on love and courtly manners distinguishes it from the chanson de geste and other kinds of epic, in which masculine military heroism predominates." Popular literature also drew on themes of romance, but with ironic, satiric, or burlesque intent.Romances reworked legends, fairy tales, and history to suit the readers' and hearers' tastes, but by c.1600 they were out of fashion, and Miguel de Cervantes famously burlesqued them in his novel Don Quixote.Many influences are clear in the forms of chivalric romance.The medieval romance developed out of the medieval epic, in particular the Matter of France developing out of such tales as the Chanson de Geste, with intermediate forms where the feudal bonds of loyalty had giants, or a magical horn, added to the plot.
Moonlight reflects offthe nape of your slender neck. The cruel angel's thesiswill soon take flight through the window,with surging, hot pathos,if you betray your memories.