The Buried Giant Symbols & Objects

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The Goblet on Some Book Covers

Sir Gawain, who was one of King Arthur's knights, went in search for the Holy Grail. It's a cup that's an important part of the legend of King Arthur. It is said to have mythical powers that provide happiness, eternal youth, and an unlimited amount of food.

Every main character in this novel is on some sort of quest. Sir Gawain and Master Winston are looking for Querig. Axl and Beatrice are searching for their past through their memories and their son.

The Mist

The mist represents the collective forgetfulness from which the land suffers. Axl and Beatrice call the mist the loss of memory.

The Book's Title -- "The Buried Giant"

While there is literally a buried giant that Axl and Beatrice try not to disturb as they make their way on their journey, the concept of the buried giant...

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