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The Song of Roland Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 24 Summary

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Part 24 Summary

Stanza 290 - His vengeance complete, Charles summons several bishops and prepares for Bramimonde's baptism. Narration reveals that following her conversion she changed her name to Juliana and became a true Christian.

Stanza 291 - Following the day of baptism, Charles is visited in his sleep one last time by his angel, who urges him to prepare for another conquest on another pagan lord. In the dream, Charles indicates he has no desire to go, claiming he's too weary. As he weeps, the poem ends.

Part 24 Analysis

In these two final concluding stanzas, there is another end and another beginning. Stanza 290 indicates that his battle with Marsile has finally been concluded, with Bramimonde's conversion symbolizing the ultimate, admirable goal of all such battles, the triumph of Christianity. Stanza 291, however, indicates that the larger war against paganism is not yet over, and that Charles has no heart left in him...

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