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Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc Setting & Symbolism

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Domremy

Joan of Arc grows up in Domremy, a small French village in the eastern part of France. This is where she first hears her voices that direct her to free France from the English.

Vaucouleurs

The site of Joan's first military command is Vaucouleurs. Through persistence and persuasion, the governor of Vaucouleurs grants her wish, and Joan's first popular title becomes the Maid of Vaucouleurs.

Chinon

Charles VII grants Joan an audience in Chinon. She sees through an imposter sitting on the throne and identifies the true dauphin. Charles VII gives Joan full control of the French army, and she sets out to Orleans.

Orleans

Joan lifts an English siege at the city of Orleans. Her strategy of always attacking and moving forward frees the city in a short time, and she earns the popular title, the Maid of Orleans. She then sets out to clear the...

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