Fair Maiden Setting

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Most of the action takes place at the Minnetonka Renaissance Fair in Minnesota. The month is September and rain showers occasionally interrupt the fair's activities, although there is little hint of winter. The fair itself consists of booths selling handmade merchandise, places to eat, animal exhibits, and a jousting field. The fantasy-spell of the fair is heightened by having people play the parts of Renaissance characters. Jennifer has the role of a fair maiden who is supposed to freely wander the grounds and help people who need directions or information about the fair.

Fair Maiden 4601 If the romantic ideal of Renaissance life is depicted by the fair, cold reality lies just outside. The traveling acts such as a husband-and-wife comedy team live in trailers just out of sight of the fairgrounds. The area is crowded and noisy with blaring music. Somewhat farther away is the meadow where visitors to...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Fair Maiden from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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