The Buried Giant Questions and Answers

The Buried Giant

In The Buried Giant, most of the characters lack knowledge about their past and about themselves. A strange mist has fallen over them, and they cannot remember much about their lives or their...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2021, 9:27 pm (UTC)

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The Buried Giant

Edwin has the ability to track Querig, and Wistan uses him to find the dragon. A baby dragon bites Edwin while he is held by the ogres. According to Sir Gawain, due to this wound, "the desire will...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2020, 2:32 pm (UTC)

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The Buried Giant

In chapter 1 of The Buried Giant, Axl has left his wife, Beatrice, sleeping in their bed and gone outside to sit by the entrance to the warren. As he watches the sunrise, Axl finds that he is able...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2020, 3:13 pm (UTC)

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The Buried Giant

In The Buried Giant, the two main characters (our heroes), Axl and Beatrice, live in a landscape over which a mist has fallen during a period after a war between the Saxons and Britons. The mist is...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2018, 8:09 pm (UTC)

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The Buried Giant

At the end of The Buried Giant, Axl and Beatrice go separate ways. Throughout the novel, both parents struggle with memory loss caused by exposure to the dragon Querig’s mist. Their journey to find...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2019, 5:17 am (UTC)

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The Buried Giant

In chapter fifteen, the exhausted party reaches the giant’s cairn, an imposing monument of stones commemorating an event unknown to them. Their attention is occupied by the poisoned goat they’ve...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2019, 8:27 pm (UTC)

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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant takes place in the early Middle Ages, shortly after the death of the King Arthur. Although the deceased king brought Saxon and Briton together, tensions erupt between the two...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2019, 7:27 pm (UTC)

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