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The Faerie Queene - Study Guide Book 6, Canto 3 Summary & Analysis

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Calidore, Priscilla, and Aladine arrive at Aldus's castle and are warmly greeted. Priscilla frets over her reputation, and Calidore finds it within his code to create a somewhat plausible cover story for her father upon her return home. Interestingly enough, Calidore's code allows him to save the lady's honor, but it does not allow her to avoid the marriage she fled the castle to avoid. Apparently, lady's reputations are Calidore's concern, but a lady's unfortunate fate at the hands of her father is not. Calidore then encounters a loving example of a knight and his lady in Calepine and Serena. While the boys chat, Serena is chomped on by the Blatant Beast and carried off. The knights give chase and the Beast drops Serena. Calidore pursues the Beast instead of checking on Serena, who has been tossed aside by the fleeing creature, showing his dedication...

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