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Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu
Sir Lee Teabing
Point of View
Third person, omniscient, anonymous narrator
The first twenty chapters, where we meet the main characters and learn about their pasts.
Sophie meets her family and Langdon resolves that the mystery of the Grail is more important than the Grail, itself.
“Mystery and Wonderment That Serve Our Souls”
Déjà vu -The feeling of having already experienced something.
Cilice - A course cloth. In this novel, the cilice is tied around the thigh and used in corporal mortification
Spartan - Bare and simple
Aficionado - An enthusiastic fan
Sepulchral - A burial vault
Neophyte - A beginner or convert
Macabre - Gruesome, suggesting horror
Draconian - Extremely severe
Sangfroid - Composed in difficult situations
Foist - Feigning genuine
Obstinate - Stubborn
Tempest - A violent storm
Apropos - Opportune
Turgid - Ornate or complex
Alacrity - A cheerful willingness
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