Major Characters in the Tales

Major Characters in - DukeTheseus(TheKnight'sTale) QueenHippolyta(TheKnight'sTale)ThewifeofTheseus. Ama

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Major Characters in the Tales Duke Theseus  (The Knight's Tale)  His name is that of the famous ruler of ancient Athens who  performed many outstanding feats in his life and was reputed to be a great and noble ruler. Queen Hippolyta  (The Knight's Tale)  The wife of Theseus. She was a powerful queen of the  Amazons before Theseus conquered the tribe and made her his queen. Emilie  (The Knight's Tale)  Theseus' beautiful sister-in-law who inadvertently attracts the attention of  two imprisoned knights, Arcite and Palamon, and thus is the instrument motivating the central plot. Palamon  (The Knight's Tale)  A Theban knight who is wounded fighting against Theseus and  imprisoned in perpetuity. Years later, he is the first to fall in love with the beautiful Emilie. Arcite  (The Knight's Tale)  Another noble Theban knight and close friend to Palamon. When Arcite 
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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Major Characters in - DukeTheseus(TheKnight'sTale) QueenHippolyta(TheKnight'sTale)ThewifeofTheseus. Ama

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