Idylls of the King - Study Guide Guinevere Summary & Analysis

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The kingdom has fallen into chaos and Guinevere has fled to a convent at Almesbury. Sir Modred, one of Arthur's knights who had been scheming to overthrow the hing and claim the throne for himself, has seized upon the scandal between Guinevere and Lancelot and manages to cause a rift in the court's allegiances. Meanwhile, Lancelot flees the castle, and he and his men are engaged in battle with Arthur's forces. Guinevere is heartbroken to know that she is at the center of all of this strife. No one at the convent knows her true identity, and she talks to no one except a simple novice. The novice is very talkative and conversation naturally drifts to the affairs of the kingdom. The nun innocently criticizes the sins of the queen and the grief she has caused. Guinevere tries to remain calm and not show her emotions too...

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