Short Essay Questions Key
1. What happens when Guigemar goes hunting?
While hunting near his home, Guigemar shoots a white deer with an arrow, but the arrow bounces back, striking him in the thigh. The deer speaks to Guigemar, telling him that his wound will never heal unless it is treated by a woman for whom he has suffered greatly in love and who has suffered for his love.
2. What happens when the ship arrives at an ancient city?
The ship carries Guigemar to an ancient city ruled by an old lord with a beautiful young wife he keeps locked away. The lady and her servant find the strange ship carrying Guigemar, who awakes and tells them his tale. They help him back to the lady's chambers, where they bandage his wound and hide him behind a curtain. Soon Guigemar falls in love with the lady. She returns his feelings, and he stays with her, hidden away.
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