Idylls of the King - Study Guide The Marriage of Geraint Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Idylls of the King.
This section contains 1,141 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Idylls of the King Study Guide

Geraint is a prince and knight of King Arthur's court. His wife, Enid, is the daughter of Yniol, an Earl. Their love for one another is great, but becomes strained when Geraint decides to leave the king's court and return to his own dominion—beset by thieves and bandits—in order to protect his wife from hearing rumors about Guinevere and Lancelot. Their peers do not understand why he would leave the king's court and attribute it to a loss of manliness. Enid becomes greatly troubled by how her husband's reputation is being dragged through the dirt but does not have the courage to talk to him about it. One day, she thinks aloud while he is still sleeping and curses herself for not being more forthcoming with him. Her tears wake him up and he hersa her say...

(read more from the The Marriage of Geraint Summary)

This section contains 1,141 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Idylls of the King Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Idylls of the King from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.