Addresses the vexed question of Princess Eilonwy’s gesture of giving up magic and immortality to be the wife of Taran and queen of Prydain. Was it a forced choice and a sacrifice of the capable and strong-willed girl’s agency and power, or does it proceed logically from her depiction throughout the series?
Fierce, Rodney M.D.
"Isn't it Romantic? Sacrificing Agency for Romance in The Chronicles of Prydain,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 33
, Article 8.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol33/iss2/8
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