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A lesson about life that a story teaches
moral lesson
A person, place, thing, or event that stands both for itself and something beyond itself
Symbol
The central idea or insight of a work of literature
theme
a reference to a statement, person, place, event, or thing that is known from the Bible
Biblical Allusion
The reasons that compel a character to act as he or she does
Motivation
A hero that has usually has had a remarkable birth or childhood. He or she is usually the child of a god and a human and show both mortal and immortal traits.
Mythic hero
A journey taken in search of something of value
Quest
The vantage point from which a writer tells a story
POV
God/goddesses family groups
pantheon
A pattern or model that serves as the basis for different, but related, versions of a character, plot, image, or theme
archetype
In literature, a word, character, object, image, metaphor, or idea that recurs in a work or several works
Motif
a universal figure in world myths and folktales, especially those from Africa and N. America. They are usually ambivalent figures and tend to leave trouble behind, but most are simply mischevious
Trickster
A struggle or clash between opposing characters, forces, or emotions.
Conflict
Stories that explain how things came to be
Origin myth
Leodogran
King of Cameliard
Mother of Arthur
Ygerne
thought to be the real fathers of Arthur
Gorlois and Anton
Nephews of Arthur
Gawain and Modred
The Cornish King
Vivien
The lily maid of Astolot
Elaine
Mother of Arthur
Ygerne
Brother of Elaine; accompanies Lancelot to the tilt and events afterward
Lavaine
Brother of Elaine; lends Lancelot his shield
Torre
thought to be the real fathers of Arthur
Gorlois and Anton
Sister of Sir Percivale
Nun
Nephews of Arthur
Gawain and Modred
Percivale tells his tale of the Holy Grail to
Ambrosius
The Cornish King
Vivien
Knights who see/don't see the grail
Percivale sees it with Galahad
Galahad sees it
Gawain doesn't see it
Bors very shortly sees it
Lancelot sees it veiled
The lily maid of Astolot
Elaine
Made a knight in Arthur's court in the Tournament of Youth
Pelleas
Brother of Elaine; accompanies Lancelot to the tilt and events afterward
Lavaine
Tricks Pelleas into winning her the golden circlet in the Tournament of Youth
Ettarre
Brother of Elaine; lends Lancelot his shield
Torre
Falls in love with Ettarre while trying to help Pelleas
Gawain
Sister of Sir Percivale
Nun
places guilt on Guinevere by talking of her highly
the young nun; novice
Percivale tells his tale of the Holy Grail to
Ambrosius
Knights who see/don't see the grail
Percivale sees it with Galahad
Galahad sees it
Gawain doesn't see it
Bors very shortly sees it
Lancelot sees it veiled
stays faithful to arthur till his death
Bedivere, casts away excalibur, like PETER
Mother of Arthur
Ygerne
Made a knight in Arthur's court in the Tournament of Youth
Pelleas
thought to be the real fathers of Arthur
Gorlois and Anton
Tricks Pelleas into winning her the golden circlet in the Tournament of Youth
Ettarre
Nephews of Arthur
Gawain and Modred
Falls in love with Ettarre while trying to help Pelleas
Gawain
The Cornish King
Vivien
Mother of Arthur
Ygerne
thought to be the real fathers of Arthur
Gorlois and Anton
places guilt on Guinevere by talking of her highly
the young nun; novice
Mother of Arthur
Ygerne
The lily maid of Astolot
Elaine
Nephews of Arthur
Gawain and Modred
Brother of Elaine; accompanies Lancelot to the tilt and events afterward
Lavaine
stays faithful to arthur till his death
Bedivere, casts away excalibur, like PETER
The Cornish King
Vivien
thought to be the real fathers of Arthur
Gorlois and Anton
Brother of Elaine; lends Lancelot his shield
Torre
The lily maid of Astolot
Elaine
Nephews of Arthur
Gawain and Modred
Sister of Sir Percivale
Nun
Brother of Elaine; accompanies Lancelot to the tilt and events afterward
Lavaine
The Cornish King
Vivien
Percivale tells his tale of the Holy Grail to
Ambrosius
The lily maid of Astolot
Elaine
Brother of Elaine; lends Lancelot his shield
Torre
Knights who see/don't see the grail
Percivale sees it with Galahad
Galahad sees it
Gawain doesn't see it
Bors very shortly sees it
Lancelot sees it veiled
Brother of Elaine; accompanies Lancelot to the tilt and events afterward
Lavaine
Sister of Sir Percivale
Nun
Percivale tells his tale of the Holy Grail to
Ambrosius
Made a knight in Arthur's court in the Tournament of Youth
Pelleas
Brother of Elaine; lends Lancelot his shield
Torre
Knights who see/don't see the grail
Percivale sees it with Galahad
Galahad sees it
Gawain doesn't see it
Bors very shortly sees it
Lancelot sees it veiled
Sister of Sir Percivale
Nun
Tricks Pelleas into winning her the golden circlet in the Tournament of Youth
Ettarre
Percivale tells his tale of the Holy Grail to
Ambrosius
Made a knight in Arthur's court in the Tournament of Youth
Pelleas
Falls in love with Ettarre while trying to help Pelleas
Gawain
Knights who see/don't see the grail
Percivale sees it with Galahad
Galahad sees it
Gawain doesn't see it
Bors very shortly sees it
Lancelot sees it veiled
Tricks Pelleas into winning her the golden circlet in the Tournament of Youth
Ettarre
places guilt on Guinevere by talking of her highly
the young nun; novice
Falls in love with Ettarre while trying to help Pelleas
Gawain
stays faithful to arthur till his death
Bedivere, casts away excalibur, like PETER
Made a knight in Arthur's court in the Tournament of Youth
Pelleas
Tricks Pelleas into winning her the golden circlet in the Tournament of Youth
Ettarre
Falls in love with Ettarre while trying to help Pelleas
Gawain
places guilt on Guinevere by talking of her highly
the young nun; novice
stays faithful to arthur till his death
Bedivere, casts away excalibur, like PETER
places guilt on Guinevere by talking of her highly
the young nun; novice
stays faithful to arthur till his death
Bedivere, casts away excalibur, like PETER