Study Guide

The Mists of Avalon - The Prisoner in the Oak, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 92 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Mists of Avalon.
This section contains 163 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Mists of Avalon Study Guide

The Prisoner in the Oak, Chapter 1 Summary

Uwaine goes home to North Wales for a visit. Morgaine informs Uriens, who has been sick in bed with the lung fever for most of the winter, of Uwaine's impending visit. When Uwaine arrives, Morgaine discovers that Accolon is with him. Uwaine shows up with a festering injury that Morgaine attends to after their dinner. Morgaine cares for Uwaine and puts the king to sleep, then sneaks off to see Accolon in the night.

The Prisoner in the Oak, Chapter 1 Analysis

Morgaine sets up a liaison, the success of which is dependent upon it remaining completely secret. The elements of foreshadowing include the comments Morgaine makes to herself, pointing out how she does not do anything to shame her husband. However, the passion that ensues between her and Accolon indicates that this is...

(read more from the The Prisoner in the Oak, Chapter 1 Summary)

This section contains 163 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Mists of Avalon Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Mists of Avalon from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook