In Celtic mythology, Morngana, also known as Morgan Le Fay, is a powerful enchantress, best known in Arthurian legends. She is often portrayed as a complex figure - an advisary of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, but also a healing figure, an antiherorine, and goddess. Morgana is believed to be a witch with the power to shape-shift and a mistress of magic and illusion. She is often associated with the realm of the supernatural. She is a symbol of feminine power and moral autonomy, often exercising power and expressing her desires in ways that are denied to the socially constrained women of her time. Morgana is also considered to be a phantom queen figure and a representation of the sovereignity of the land. Despite being villified in many accounts, she represents an alternative to the patriarchal order.
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