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Questions tagged [ivanhoe]

Questions about the novel 'Ivanhoe' (1819) by Walter Scott. Use this tag with [sir-walter-scott].


Why did Scott choose to include so many epigraphs in Ivanhoe that give away the plot?

I'm reading Ivanhoe right now and very much enjoying it. Each chapter in Ivanhoe has an epigraph, often very closely related to the plot of the chapter, meaning that it is often very easy to surmise ...