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* {{Anvilicious}}: Religious extremism and intolerance are bad, inclusive spirituality and freedom of religion are good.

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* {{Anvilicious}}: Religious extremism and intolerance are bad, inclusive spirituality and freedom of religion are good. Of course, ProtagonistCenteredMorality winds up breaking this Aesop...



* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: The reader is supposed to sympathize with Avalon for its culture being overwhelmed by Christianity, but it's hard to feel sorry for them when they demand respect from other cultures while simultaneously belittling them constantly for being backward, and consider the rape of a child by an adult as perfectly natural and "holy."

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: The reader is supposed to sympathize with Avalon for its culture being overwhelmed by Christianity, but it's hard to feel sorry for them when they demand respect from other cultures while simultaneously belittling them constantly for being backward, “backward” (and note that Avalon is just as superstitious as the cultures being mocked) and consider the rape of a child by an adult as perfectly natural and "holy."


* CriticalResearchFailure: All over the place. Aside from the AnachronismStew, Bradley frequently makes basic mistakes in British geography and history, having queens act like housewives instead of the main administration of a castle, and the basics of the Catholic Church, such as consistently writing Mass in lowercase, believing confessing to a priest would make information public knowledge, ect.


* JerkassWoobie: Gwenhwyfar may have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Faerie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her since she was never able to have children, let alone an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.

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* JerkassWoobie: Morgaine may have been rather manipulative and shady at times, however it's really hard not to feel bad for her, considering that her entire life is a TraumaCongaLine- thanks to Viviane; she loses her father, is taken away from her mother, separated from her beloved young half-brother Arthur (whom she is then tricked into having sex with), her child is then taken by evil Morgause and turned against her and Arthur, she doesn't end up with the man that she loves, and eventually her whole culture is lost to Christianity.
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Gwenhwyfar may have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Faerie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her either since she was never able to have children, children of her own, let alone produce an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.


* JerkassWoobie: Gwenhwyfar may have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Carrie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her since she was never able to have children, let alone an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.

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* JerkassWoobie: Gwenhwyfar may have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Carrie Faerie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her since she was never able to have children, let alone an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.


* JerkassWoobie: Gwenhwyfar my have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Carrie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her since she was never able to have children, let alone an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.

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* JerkassWoobie: Gwenhwyfar my may have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Carrie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her since she was never able to have children, let alone an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.

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* JerkassWoobie: Gwenhwyfar my have been a Christian bigot- especially towards the Carrie folk, however it's hard not to feel bad for her since she was never able to have children, let alone an heir to the throne of Camelot since her womb was cursed by the evil Morgause. This was what led her to a downward spiral to the point of even committing adultery.


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Blog/DasSporking makes a good case that rather than Gwen being a TheFundamentalist, her reactions throughout the story make sense in the context of someone suffering from what appears to be severe agoraphobia, and the condescending attitudes towards her from everyone who has anything to do with Avalon.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Blog/DasSporking makes a good case that rather than Gwen being a TheFundamentalist, her reactions throughout the story make sense in the context of someone suffering from what appears to be severe agoraphobia, and the condescending attitudes towards her from everyone who has anything to do with Avalon.



* DesignatedHero: Viviane wants to save Avalon, but the methods she uses are highly unorthodox. In fact, they're ''so'' unorthodox and self-serving that Blog/DasSporking considers her a straight-up villain.



* WellIntentionedExtremist: Viviane wants to save Avalon, but the methods she uses are highly unorthodox. In fact, they're ''so'' unorthodox and self-serving that Blog/DasSporking considers her a straight-up villain.


** She's also upset with Lancelet, for daring to give her gentle foreplay being making love, instead of just taking her immediately.

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** She's also upset with Lancelet, for daring to give her gentle foreplay being before making love, instead of just taking her immediately.

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* CriticalResearchFailure: All over the place. Aside from the AnachronismStew, Bradley frequently makes basic mistakes in British geography and history, having queens act like housewives instead of the main administration of a castle, and the basics of the Catholic Church, such as consistently writing Mass in lowercase, believing confessing to a priest would make information public knowledge, ect.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: The reader is supposed to sympathize with Avalon for its culture being overwhelmed by Christianity, but it's hard to feel sorry for them when they demand respect from other cultures while simultaneously belittling them constantly for being backward, and consider the rape of a child by an adult as perfectly natural and "holy."


* DamselScrappy: Gwenhwyfar can be ''annoying''. Although it's probably intentional, given what a Strawman Christian she is and the narration leaning toward RealWomenNeverWearDresses.

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* DamselScrappy: Gwenhwyfar can be ''annoying''. Although it's probably intentional, given what a Strawman Christian she is and the narration leaning toward RealWomenNeverWearDresses.RealWomenDontWearDresses.



* {{Les Yay}}: Morgaine with half the women she encounters:

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* {{Les Yay}}: [[HoYay Les Yay]]: Morgaine with half the women she encounters:



** Morgaine and Gwenhwyfar (doubles as {{Foe Yay}}).
** Morgaine and one of {{The Fair Folk}}.

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** Morgaine and Gwenhwyfar (doubles as {{Foe Yay}}).
FoeYay).
** Morgaine and one of {{The Fair Folk}}.TheFairFolk.



** In the book, while Morgaine is preparing to greet the Horned King, she Sees that the little girl who scattered blood on the fields is being ''raped'' by a sinewy old hunter. And Morgaine is apparently cool with this? Oh, and about a page later she realizes she's had sex with [[spoiler: ''her own brother.'']]

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** In the book, while Morgaine is preparing to greet the Horned King, she Sees sees that the little girl who scattered blood on the fields is being ''raped'' by a sinewy old hunter. And Morgaine is apparently cool with this? Oh, and about a page later she realizes she's had sex with [[spoiler: ''her own brother.'']]


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: [[https://das-sporking2.dreamwidth.org/tag/fic:+the+mists+of+avalon Das Sporking]] makes a good case that rather than Gwen being a TheFundamentalist, her reactions throughout the story make sense in the context of someone suffering from what appears to be severe agoraphobia, and the condescending attitudes towards her from everyone who has anything to do with Avalon.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: [[https://das-sporking2.dreamwidth.org/tag/fic:+the+mists+of+avalon Das Sporking]] Blog/DasSporking makes a good case that rather than Gwen being a TheFundamentalist, her reactions throughout the story make sense in the context of someone suffering from what appears to be severe agoraphobia, and the condescending attitudes towards her from everyone who has anything to do with Avalon.


* WellIntentionedExtremist: Viviane wants to save Avalon, but the methods she uses are highly unorthodox.

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: Viviane wants to save Avalon, but the methods she uses are highly unorthodox. In fact, they're ''so'' unorthodox and self-serving that Blog/DasSporking considers her a straight-up villain.


* {{Les Yay}}: Morgaine with half the women she encounters

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* {{Les Yay}}: Morgaine with half the women she encountersencounters:



** Morgaine and Gwenhwyfar (doubles as {{Foe Yay}})

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** Morgaine and Gwenhwyfar (doubles as {{Foe Yay}})Yay}}).



** She's also upset with Lancelet, for daring to give her gentle foreplay being making love, instead of just taking her immediately

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** She's also upset with Lancelet, for daring to give her gentle foreplay being making love, instead of just taking her immediatelyimmediately.


* WhatAnIdiot: Despite Avalon supposedly being having a closer understanding of the Faerie, Morgaine disappears for six year into the Faerie realm after pretty much ignoring every classic sign she's meeting a Faerie and being seduced by them into staying.

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* WhatAnIdiot: Despite Avalon supposedly being having a closer understanding of the Faerie, Morgaine disappears for six year years into the Faerie realm after pretty much ignoring every classic sign she's meeting a Faerie and being seduced by them into staying.

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