The Crystal Cave
This place represents his home and where Merlin finds his power and has his first vision.

The King-Star
This symbol appears in the sky many times to lead Merlin on the right path. It is in the constellation of the bear, artos, which further symbolizes Arthur.

The Ring-Dove
This bird which runs away from danger represents Merlin as a child. ...........


This symbol always represents ultimate goodness, like the light of the sun of the winter solstice that hits Ambrosius' grave.


The complete study guide is currently available as a downloadable PDF, RTF, or MS Word DOC file from the PinkMonkey MonkeyNotes download store. The complete study guide contains summaries and notes for all of the chapters; detailed analysis of the themes, plot structure, and characters; important quotations and analysis; detailed analysis of symbolism, motifs, and imagery; a key facts summary; a multiple-choice quiz, and suggested book report ideas and essay topics.


Cite this page:

Clapsaddle, Diane. "TheBestNotes on A Long Way Gone".