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    The point at which Roland changes his mind and follows Oliver's advice is a pivotal moment in the text. However, it would be inaccurate to say Roland ever followed Oliver's advice, for, when Roland...

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    Ganelon's hatred for Roland can be traced to two sources. The first is his wounded pride at living in Roland's shadow; the second is his being volunteered by Roland to accomplish a dangerous task....

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    The main message of the epic poem Song of Roland is fairly simple: good will always triumph over evil. In this poem, "good" is represented through both honor and justice and always prevails. In...

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  • Nibelungenlied
    One theme the two epic poems The Song of Roland and Nibelungenlied, from the Middle Ages, share in common is chivalry.In The Song of Roland, the protagonist Roland becomes devoted to protecting...

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    Roland's motive to fight throughout the book is largely secular in nature. At the climax of the work, when Roland faces almost certain death, his primary concern is to maintain his reputation. When...

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    epic, long, exalted narrative poem, usually on a serious subject, centered on a heroic figure. The earliest epics, known as primary, or original, epics, were shaped from the legends of an age...

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    Just as Beowulf is the oldest surviving poem written in English, so also The Song of Roland (Chanson de Roland) is the oldest surviving poem written in French. Also like Beowulf, The Song of Roland...

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    La Chanson de Roland is a French epic, so it would be hard to put this in modern times because the French believe they have no enemies and even if they did, they would try to solve their problems...

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    In "Song of Roland" Marsile doesn't kill Roland. Roland is in battle and receives many wounds. He is weakened and keeps fainting. Oliver is wounded also and can't see well. He strikes...

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    The first characteristic of an epic poem, the hero, has to be Roland. He's known for his bravery, volunteering for the most dangerous assignments. Charlemagne would represent the second...

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