Summary and Analysis: Book IV, Cantos vii-xii
Aemylia: A prisoner like Amoretta in the lustful beast’s cave.
Amyas: A Squire of low degree who loves Aemylia.
Corflambo: A monstrous pagan whose eyes shoot deadly beams of fire.
Dwarf: Amyas’ keeper when he was held by Poeana.
Lustful Beast: A strange, hairy creature that survives by capturing maidens, deflowering them, and then eating them.
Placidas: A Squire fleeing Corflambo with a Dwarf.
Poeana: Corflambo’s beautiful but wanton daughter.
Canto vii: When Britomart had fallen asleep in the forest, Amoretta had gone for a walk. A hairy beast swept down from the trees and...
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