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Parzival - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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When King Arthur rides in search of Parzival with the intention of inviting him to become a Companion of the Round Table, his falconers lose his best falcon, who sleeps in the cold beside Parzival. When the falcon attacks a flock of geese, the blood that falls on the snow reminds Parzival of Condwiramurs, so he sits motionless in his saddle while thinking of his wife. Lady Cunneware's servant sees Parzival and raises an alarm with King Arthur's knights. When Segramors rides out and challenges him, Parzival is too engrossed with thoughts of love to notice until his charger turns and he loses sight of the blood; then Parzival knocks Segramors from his saddle before resuming his fascination with the blood and thoughts of his wife. Hearing that Segramors was unhorsed, Keie obtains permission to joust with the unknown knight, but Parzival avenges Lady Cunneware by unseating Keie as well...

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