In his novel, The Rotting Enchanter
(L'Enchanteur pourrissant, 1904), Merlin is immured by the Lady of the Lake, but his decaying body holds out the promise of new life.
The competing interpretations of the Merlin figure during the reign of Queen Caroline attest to the versatility of the Arthurian enchanter
and alert the reader to the possible contradictory readings associated with his presentation in the novel.
Quixote is fortunate, of course, in that the inversion of reality and illusion, affected by magicians and enchanters
, is a stock device of the very romances which nourish the character's delusions about himself.
The poet moves by binary oppositions ("eleve solaire / ombre terrienne," "montagne / garrigue," "l'eau d'ombre / l'eau de lumiere"), from point to counterpoint, chant to contre-chant, in order to "chanter contre un temps / qu'il eut voulu sans faillir enchanter
In Peter the Great's 1715 Military Law Code, article 1 states that if "any soldier is found to be an idol-worshipper, black magician (chernoknizhets), gun-charmer, or superstitious and blasphemous enchanter
Sus novelas, con una rara combinacion entre pesquisa policiaca y elucidacion filosofica, incluyen: Under the Net, The Flight from the Enchanter
, The Italian Girl, The Time of the Angel, Bruno's Dream, A Fairly Honourable Defeat, The Black Prince, entre otras.
The brothers went to the enchanter
Merlin to ask him how to rescue her, and he gave them simple and explicit instructions.
Based on the story of Swan Lake, the hero is dashing Prince Derek who is distraught when fiancee Princess Odette is kidnapped by evil enchanter
There shall not be found among you,' declares Deuteronomy 18:10, 'any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter
, or a witch.
While Zorrilla's Don Juan is as selfish and lusty as his other literary counterparts, he is more an enchanter
than a calculating seducer, and his vivid last-minute conversion adds a moral air to the play.
Yet he was an enchanter
of the soul, drawing to him the affection and gentle kindness of people who recognized his unique value and learned to appreciate him.
As a religio - political allegory of the times, The Faerie Queene presents aspects of Roman Catholicism in the evil figures of the false Duessa and the wicked enchanter