Insight into this piece is given.

Is the "Owl and the Nightingale" anything more that just a slanging match?

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...with textual reference, why you are drawn to a single argument.

A good allegory works completely. If there are characters and situations which cannot be allegorized explore them fully, an allegory is only as strong as the weakest assumption.

This particular poem has another interesting factor. The notions of authorship are particularly intriguing. It is thought to be by Nicholas of Guildford (mentioned lines 191-194). The purpose for which the poem was written is hazy and the notion of "preferment" should be fully examined. This implies that there is a far higher purpose than mere ...