Flashcards in Grail Tale Notes Deck (10):
Sir Thomas Mallory
Lived in 15th century (1405)
Consistencies of Grail Tales
~ the wounded king
--->land become waste land
~ the waste land -- procreation, fertility lost
~ the grail (gives food, drink, health)
~ failure to ask questions
~ the hero - destined
The king and the land...
the quester begins _____, without a shield or _____ ?
The quester begins low, without a shield or armor.
Nothing is done out of __________ ? What is the quest all about?
Nothing is done out of selfishness
The quest is all about helping other; compassion
Quester can't ____ the grail for ______. Qualities of a quest?
Quester can't want the grail for himself.
~ The quest is about being an adult
~ the quest isn't about glory and power
~ being self-less
Quester gets through ________ & ________ trial.
Quester gets through physical and spiritual trial.
Quester acts _____ then from what his/her _______ expects.
The quester acts differently from what his/her society/culture expects.
The grail tales suggest ..... ?
It's all about who you are rather than what you do.