[[ Epub ]] ❤ Game and Playe of the Chesse Author William Caxton – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk

Game and Playe of the Chesse Despite Its Title, Caxton S Game And Playe Of The Chesse Does Not, In Fact, Have Much To Say About A Game Or About Playing It Instead, The Work Uses The Chessboard And Its Pieces To Allegorize A Political Community Whose Citizens Contribute To The Common Good Readers First Meet The King, Queen, Bishops Imagined As Judges , Knights, And Rooks, Here Depicted As The King S Emissaries They Are Then Introduced To The Eight Different Pawns, Who Represent Trades That Range From Farmers To Messengers Paired With Each Profession Is A List Of Moral Codes These Pairings Reinforce The Idea Of A Kingdom Organized Around Professional Ties And Associations, Ties That Are In Turn Regulated By Moral Law From The Introduction