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Sir Thomas Mallory

Lived in 15th century (1405)

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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

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The king and the land...

are one

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the quester begins _____, without a shield or _____ ?

The quester begins low, without a shield or armor.

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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

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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

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Quester gets through ________ & ________ trial.

Quester gets through physical and spiritual trial.

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Quester acts _____ then from what his/her _______ expects.

The quester acts differently from what his/her society/culture expects.

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The grail tales suggest ..... ?

It's all about who you are rather than what you do.

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The journey- the quester will...?

Fail due to personal characteristics.