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Parzival - Study Guide Chapter 15 and Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter fifteen, Parzival comes upon a courtly Infidel as he rides toward a great forest. The Infidel, a champion of many battles, is anchored in the inlet where the forest meets the seas with twenty-five armies, but he rides into the forest to search for adventure. As Parzival and the Infidel joust, the Infidel does much hurt to Parzival, but "when all is said, they were sons of one father, bedrock of purest loyalty" (p. 368). When Parzival's sword shatters, the Infidel calls a truce for them to rest and recover, and when he introduces himself as Feirefiz Angevin, Parzival says he has a brother in the heathen lands who is famed for his courage and chivalric exploits. Parzival describes Feirefiz, and the men rejoice to meet their brother in one another. Feirefiz has travelled to Europe to meet his father and is...

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