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Phantastes Summary
George MacDonald

Everything you need to understand or teach Phantastes by George MacDonald.

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Phantastes Summary

Plot Summary

Anodos is a twenty-one-year old man who embarks on a journey through Fairy Land. His journey takes him through a fantastic world where he meets a variety of people and creatures that teach him lessons about growing up. Anodos learns to throw off the whims of childhood, humble himself for the sake of others, and exert self-control. Anodos' tale is one of rebirth and growth as he reaches adulthood and takes control of his late father's estate.

Anodos receives a set of keys which open up his deceased father's secretary desk. Inside the desk is a hidden compartment that reveals a small woman claiming to be his grandmother. The woman tells Anodos that she will grant his subconscious wish to visit Fairy Land. His reason for entering the fantastic world is unknown until the very end of the book. He went hoping to find his Ideal. Instead he...

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