"King Arthur" Essays and Research Papers

  • King Arthur

    King Arthur By the ninth century people all over were telling the fabulous tales and romances about Arthur and...

    Battle of Mons Badonicus, Gildas, Historia Brittonum 2300  Words | 7  Pages

  • King Arthur

    King Arthur Throughout time people have faced challenges with their love lives. Some must choose between what is right and...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Gawain, Guinevere 1032  Words | 3  Pages

  • King Arthur

    men such as King Lot that waged wars for pure sport. Since they had enough money to do so, they would buy expensive armor and weaponry and...

    Ambrosius Aurelianus, Igraine, King Arthur 871  Words | 3  Pages

  • King Arthur: The once and future king

    The Once and Future King King Arthur of the Arthurian legends is one of the most unique characters in the...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 2370  Words | 7  Pages

  • King Arthur and Lancelot

    battle. Nine months later, Merlin takes Uther's son Arthur. Uther pursues but is mortally wounded by Gorlois's knights. Uther thrusts Excalibur...

    Gawain, Holy Grail, King Arthur 1145  Words | 3  Pages

  • Heroes - King Arthur & Hamlet

    worsened as the story matured, more pain was caused. King Arthur, on the other hand was a wise and honorable man. In his quest...

    Gawain, Guinevere, Holy Grail 980  Words | 3  Pages

  • Christian Elements in the King Arthur

    is seen through Medieval literature. Ten centuries of history are noticed, involving individual products of heroic periods and their unique era of culture....

    Chrétien de Troyes, Galahad, Gawain 1283  Words | 4  Pages

  • king arthur movie review

    For centuries, countless tales have been told of the legend of King Arthur. But the only story you've never heard ... is the...

    Gawain, Guinevere, Keira Knightley 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • 10 Facts about king Arthur

    King Arthur Facts 1. King Arthurs nickname as a child was “Wart” which was derived from 'Art',...

    Geoffrey of Monmouth, Gildas, Historia Regum Britanniae 955  Words | 3  Pages

  • Idylls of the King - Arthur as a Christ Figure

    the case in Idylls of the King, written by Lord Alfred Tennyson. The protagonist, Arthur, is portrayed as a Christ figure in...

    Gawain, Guinevere, Jesus 1284  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh to the Legend of King Arthur

    October 15th, 2010 The Epic of Gilgamesh to The Legend of King Arthur History has recorded many legends of archrivals,...

    Cedar Forest, Enkidu, Epic of Gilgamesh 1033  Words | 3  Pages

  • King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

    King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table One often hears of King Arthur and his noble...

    Gawain, Guinevere, Holy Grail 1014  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Different View of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere

    A Different View of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere King Arthur and his Knights of the Round...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Gawain, Guinevere 1368  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hail! King Arthur: Long Live Who

    Price Hail! King Arthur: Long Live Who? It is hard to adequately explain how long scholars, writers, and historians alike,...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Gildas 1750  Words | 5  Pages

  • Knighthood and Courtly Love in the Time of King Arthur

    The code urged the knight to be brave, courageous, honorable, true to his word, and loyal to his feudal overlord, and to defend his Church. A knight was...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Courtly love, Holy Grail 1789  Words | 5  Pages

  • King Arthur

     During his reign of Britain, King Arthur displayed many of the attributes that make a good leader. These qualities were shown...

    Bors, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 1734  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Legend of Arthur

    Research Paper 1 – The Legend of Arthur (question 10) The legend of Arthur and his knights has caught the minds of people for...

    England, Excalibur, King Arthur 976  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legend of King Arthur: Adaptation of Mordred's Story

    the character analysis. In comparison, Springer’s usage of modern English is an advantage in effectively grasping Mordred’s mind and thoughts to clearly...

    King Arthur, Le Morte d'Arthur 1971  Words | 5  Pages

  • Arthur Pendragon: Man or Myth?

    Arthur Pendragon: Man or Myth? Was Arthur Pendragon a King or did he exist at all? Avalon Keft “Most of what...

    Battle of Mons Badonicus, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Gildas 2561  Words | 7  Pages

  • Arthur Versus Beowulf: a Heroic Comparison

    in lesson one is the fact that heroes over time and overseas all heroes have something in common; which is true in the case of King...

    Beowulf, Difference, Grendel 1073  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Legend of King Arth

    The Epic of Gilgamesh has many similarities to The Legend of King Arthur. Although Gilgamesh and King...

    Cedar Forest, Enkidu, Epic of Gilgamesh 980  Words | 3  Pages

  • Aruther V. Odysseus , choose a mythic/epic hero from another culture equal in stature to Arthur. Compare the two figures and their portrayals.

    Odyssey, and the medieval English hero of King Arthur from Le Morte D' Arthur. When you first look at these two...

    Bors, Hero, Holy Grail 889  Words | 3  Pages

  • Idylls of the King: the Holy Grail

    The quest for the grail would go against the idea of loosing ones self as when one wants to see the grail, it is already a selfish act because they want to...

    Galahad, Gawain, Holy Grail 1695  Words | 4  Pages

  • King Arthur

    King Arthur Essay Legends usually have some basis truth. The truth can be hard to discover after years of oral history and...

    Avalon, Battle of Mons Badonicus, Geoffrey of Monmouth 601  Words | 2  Pages

  • King Arthur

    Finding Truth in the Legends Surrounding the King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table There are many reasons to...

    Battle of Mons Badonicus, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Gildas 813  Words | 2  Pages

  • King Arthur Characters

    The Story of King Arthur Characters 1.King Utherpendragon – He was the king of Great Britain...

    Guinevere, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 934  Words | 3  Pages

  • King Arthur

    KING ARTHUR A legend is a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition. Over time, a legend becomes commonly...

    Gawain, Guinevere, Holy Grail 4434  Words | 12  Pages

  • King Arthur

    When I see the word loyalty I think of friendship, sticking by someone’s side through good times and bad times. And in the movie The First Knight, Sir...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Gawain, Guinevere 813  Words | 2  Pages

  • Once and Future King: Analytical Paper

    Once And Future King: Analytical Paper Sir Lancelot's intense desire to perform heroic deeds was brought on by his lack of confidence...

    Evil, Gawain, Good and evil 1876  Words | 5  Pages

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    the legend of King Arthur's Grail hunt. This is the legend that has been such a nuisance to children and others…. [Almost everything] that has...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Galahad, Holy Grail 2640  Words | 6  Pages

  • Dragons

    The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is the most powerful and enduring in the western world....

    Battle of Camlann, Chrétien de Troyes, Guinevere 1007  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mr Kiana

    Unit one stories of heroes Lesson 6 the death or Arthur How does Mordred manage to have himself crowned the king of England?...

    Avalon, Gawain, Guinevere 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Ideal Man

    In the Arthurian time period, the ideal man in society was to act in accordance with the code of chivalry, follow the practices of courtly love, and be the...

    Excalibur, Gawain, Guinevere 1041  Words | 3  Pages

  • Arthurian Legend - Essay

    Arthurian Legend, group of tales in several languages that concern the legendary King Arthur of the Britons, his realm, and the...

    Gawain, Holy Grail, King Arthur 1388  Words | 5  Pages

  • Arthurian

    Dariush Bazyani Honors English 10 Mrs. Riley May 11, 2011...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Guinevere, Holy Grail 810  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Validity of the Arthurian Legend

    proper judgment. King Arthur’s close ties with Celtic mythology have only led people to believe that in fact this omnipotent character must...

    Excalibur, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae 1085  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Medieval Period (middle English c. 350 – c. 1475)

    the English language. And to a new literature. The Invasion put French-speaking people at the highest levels of society. Families that ruled England also...

    England, English language, Holy Grail 1201  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Mists of Avalon

    themes. The Mists of Avalon becomes a legend seen through new eyes, with details, majestic language, and haunting foreshadowing that hold the reader through...

    Avalon, Excalibur, Holy Grail 1049  Words | 3  Pages

  • Matter of Britain and Ca

    aaa- aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa- aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa1-116. Pearsall is concerned...

    Historia Regum Britanniae, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 839  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Night Discussion: Study Question

     Sir Gawain & The Green Night Discussion/Study Question 1&2 1. For what purpose would Gawain poet place...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 1120  Words | 3  Pages

  • Lancelot and Tristram Paper

    way that makes it seem as if the reader was there experiencing it for themselves. Even though the most prevalent character throughout the book is...

    Bors, Gawain, Guinevere 1991  Words | 5  Pages

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" is a satiric comedy about the quest of King Arthur. The movie starts out with...

    Galahad, Holy Grail, King Arthur 1249  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chivalry: To be or Not to be?

    Chivalry; To Be or Not To Be? The Knights of King Arthur’s court where known for their combat skills, their bravery, and their chivalry. In...

    Castle, Chivalric order, Chivalry 944  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sir Gawain portrayed as a very courteous and noble knight, always trying to help King Arthur. The poem Sir Gawain and the Green...

    Chivalry, Gawain, Guinevere 1234  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Is Gawain and Epitome?

    group has its idols, those people who serve as the epitome of the group’s values. Cowboys look up to Lane Frost, basketball players look up to Michael...

    Chivalry, Green Knight, King Arthur 1861  Words | 5  Pages

  • Chivalric Code in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    based on “the terminology used for the practice of hunting, descriptions of the layout of the typical fourteenth century English castle, and references to...

    Chivalry, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 2073  Words | 5  Pages

  • Chivalric Essat

    when neither of the two people groups agree to speak one another’s language. King Richard is in prison, while is brother, Prince John,...

    England, King Arthur, Knights 584  Words | 3  Pages

  • Morality and Consequences

    points throughout the twelfth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries often involve King Arthur. The works are called Arthurian...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 1295  Words | 4  Pages

  • Universal Human Experience in Arthurian Legend

    Arthurian Legends, acts of selfishness and an ironic twist of that act has lead to the destruction of numerous amounts of people overtime in history, modern...

    Gorlois, Guinevere, Igraine 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Elaine of Astolat

    graceful, and pure as white lilies” (Driver, “The Maid of Astolat: Elayne Le Blanke”). Elaine and the youngest brother, Lavaine, would chase butterflies,...

    Elaine of Astolat, Gawain, Guinevere 1071  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Nature of Chivalry Developed in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    supposed to act. Gawain showed his loyalty to Arthur from the start of the story, when he accepted the challenge of the Green Knight in...

    Green Knight, Guinevere, Holy Grail 912  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literary Nonsense

    English history are known as ‘The matter of England’; romances dealing with king Arthur is called ‘The Matter of Britain’;...

    Alliterative verse, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    There are many examples of parody and Satire throughout Monty Python and the Holy Grail. In fact, the whole movie itself is a parody. The movie focuses...

    Holy Grail, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 1678  Words | 4  Pages

  • Le Morte D'Arthur: the Seven Deadly Sins

    Mordred who was greedy to have power over the people, to be king and ruler of all. <br><br>During the absence of King...

    Gawain, Igraine, King Arthur 1469  Words | 4  Pages

  • Themes in Jabberwocky

    Conventionally in Arthurian literature, there is a tyrannical king whose eventual downfall is perpetrated by the hero or a great...

    Hero, Jabberwocky, King Arthur 1484  Words | 4  Pages

  • Beowulf vs. Eaters of the Dead

    anyone better to raise a shield or rule a kingdom." The main character, and protagonist, Beowulf is first introduced in the novel by means of ancestral...

    Beowulf, Epic poetry, Excalibur 1657  Words | 5  Pages

  • Medieval Romance

    literature,'' Le Morte de Arthur'' by Sir Thomas Malory, the characters display acts of chivalry from beginning to end. Though the code of...

    Courtly love, Guinevere, King Arthur 1007  Words | 3  Pages

  • King Arthur Review

    King Arthur Antoine Fuqua Jerry Bruckheimer July 7, 2004 126 min. King Arthur is supposedly a...

    Antoine Fuqua, Jerry Bruckheimer, King Arthur 501  Words | 2  Pages

  • Medea; Element of Human Passion

    destructive mechanism to mankind. It can lead to hardships or devastation for oneself and for others. Literature is made appealing to audiences by capturing...

    Argonauts, Ben Daniels, Greek mythology 1456  Words | 4  Pages

  • King Arthur: A Beloved Hero

     King Arthur: A Beloved Hero Heroes to fairytales, stories, or novels serve as the...

    Fairy tale, Fiction, Geoffrey of Monmouth 474  Words | 2  Pages

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