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The Faerie Queene - Study Guide Book 4, Canto 11 Summary & Analysis

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Book 4, Canto 11 Summary

The story returns abruptly to that of Florimell and Marinell (remember them from Book 3?). Florimell is held in the dungeon of Proteus's castle. There is a huge wedding between the river Thames and Medway, and everyone is invited to Proteus' castle to attend the grand event. Marinell's mother, the sea nymph, is invited, and she brings her newly recovered son (Britomart nearly killed him) to the event.

Book 4, Canto 11 Analysis

This passage, though illuminating in is depiction of sea life and famous mythological characters, works to set up the meeting of Florimell and Marinell in the next canto.

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