The Question and Answer section for Song of Roland is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This would be an example of personification.
Ganelon was assigned to a mission in which he was to act as a messenger to the Saracens; this type of mission in some ways was considered a suicide mission, as more often than not these messengers were killed.
A. Count Roland’s eventual death
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