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In Robert Coover's novel,nwhat do the words Pricksongs and Descants mean? How are they related to each other?

"Pricksongs and Descants" is the title of Coover's novel.

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The words have two different meanings. One, they are types of music...... two, they are exactly what you think. A play on words so to speak. Both definitions are employed in the title's meaning.