Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur Book XIV, Chapters 6 and 7 — 3 Comments

  1. Huh — interesting point. There I was, thinking “Kill the serpent” and I can’t really justify it. Maybe because lions are cool? Maybe because they symbolized England?

    • After the Grail Quest is over I want to go back over the differences between Percivale, Galahad, and Bors. Maybe Launcelot and Gawaine, I dunno. My point is that while Galahad seems to simply drift forward towards the Grail without his feet actually touching the ground, Percivale at least takes deliberate actions during his quest — killing the serpent is just one example.

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