Red Queen

by

Victoria Aveyard

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Queen Coriane Character Analysis

The deceased former Queen of Norta, King Tiberius’s first wife, Cal’s mother, and Julian’s sister. There is a good deal of mystery surrounding her death. The public story is that she died from suicide, but Julian is convinced that something else happened. There is good reason to suspect that Elara killed her or had her killed. Sara Skonos, Coriane’s best friend, may know something. However, her tongue was cut out by Elara so that she could not reveal anything.
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Queen Coriane Character Timeline in Red Queen

The timeline below shows where the character Queen Coriane appears in Red Queen. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6
Biological Determinism and Social Inequality Theme Icon
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
Power and Degradation Theme Icon
Revolution vs. Stability Theme Icon
...Queen Elara’s son, Maven, and the crown prince from the king’s previous marriage to Queen Coriane, Tiberias the Seventh. Mare looks up and is stunned to see that the crown prince... (full context)
Chapter 13
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
Revolution vs. Stability Theme Icon
...has turned them off. He introduces himself as Julian Jacos, brother of the former queen (Coriane) and Cal’s uncle. Julian, unlike Elara, wants to help Mare understand herself. However, he also... (full context)
Chapter 15
Biological Determinism and Social Inequality Theme Icon
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
Revolution vs. Stability Theme Icon
...has never tried to use his power to gain the throne. Nor did his sister, Coriane, who was chosen by King Tiberias to be queen not because of any power demonstration... (full context)
Chapter 18
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
Power and Degradation Theme Icon
...was Sara Skonos, and Cal grows tense. Mare learns from him that Sara was Queen Coriane’s best friend. Cal doesn’t remember his mother, and Sara can’t tell him about her because... (full context)
Chapter 21
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
...decides that helping Mare will be a good place to start his revenge for Queen Coriane’s death, which Elara and others falsely claimed to be a suicide. (full context)
Chapter 22
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
Power and Degradation Theme Icon
Revolution vs. Stability Theme Icon
...pretend otherwise. Julian tells Mare she reminds him of “her,” who Mare takes to be Coriane. (full context)
Chapter 25
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
Revolution vs. Stability Theme Icon
...remind Mare of her father. Cal then says that Julian finds similarities between Mare and Coriane. “As much as I hate to admit it,” Mare reflects, “I can’t blame Cal for... (full context)
Chapter 26
Trust and Betrayal Theme Icon
...that he never believed Julian before when he said that Elara was responsible for hurting Coriane and Sara Skonos. Mare pleads with Elara not to be distracted and to get Maven... (full context)