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The Faerie Queene Book I by Edmund Spenser is a allegorical epic poem in which Spenser describes adventures of a hero, Redcrosse, along with his accomplishment in his quest taken on Una's behalf. His quest is a religious allegory; it represents the Christian struggling heroically against several tribulations and temptations--dishonesty, the seven mortal sins, and grief--to a number of that he succumbs before emerging victorious. Though this poem concentrates mainly on Redcrosse since the heroic protagonist Spenser's female figures play an important part in his journey. According to Dashini Ann Jeyathurai, writer of Exorcizing Female Strength in The Faerie Queene :The Remedy of Duessa at the Novel of Holiness the female figure is a powerful area of controversy. It's often portrayed as uncertain, disguised and frequently jaded by the individual personalities and the readers. Jeyathurai writes "Yet, it is precisely the enigma of the female figure which lends itself to become the site where power dynamics between the man and the female perform". A couple of the leading female characters within Spenser epic poem are Una along with Duessa. Both characters are very distinct, each representing just two contrasting sides of faith, Christianity and Catholicism; for Spenser bad and good. Determined by the symbolism of every personality and on their differing, reassuring or pessimistic, impact on Redcrosse shows Spenser's religious allegories and view of each Church. Una who symbolizes the one true church Christianity first seems in Canto one. Her title from its Latin origins means you, and in Gaelic it indicates lamb. Both roots belonging to Christianity and innocence. She is supposed to symbolize something pure and is even described as "pure and innocent, as that same l.. .