The Castle of Llyr Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the story of a teenaged girl struggling to become the first lady warrior, and keep control of her immense magical powers. Her name is Mazha, and she must prove to the world that girls can be warriors. The story take place in medieval Europe, with a magical twist: magical creatures(good&evil) roam the land.
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The focus on this book switches to Eillonwy, the princess with the magic, golden ball, as she learns to become a Princess. Along the way, both Prince Ruhn and the pigherd Taran fall in love with her, and she gets abducted. Who has done it, and how will she get free? And who (if anybody) will she fall in love with?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   great warrior Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King    -   warrior/knight Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   can talk to animals    -   fire/lightning/weather cntrl    -   can see into the future    -   can cast many different spells    -   is very quick    -   healing


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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