"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: 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Mists of Avalon: the Women Behind King Arthur

    The Mists of Avalon: The Women Behind King Arthur Kate Wrigley period 3 The Mists of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer Bradley, is...

    Avalon, Excalibur, Holy Grail 1690 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

  • 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

  • King Arthur

    Le Morte d'Arthur tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights at the Round Table. Arthur, who is son of...

    Gawain, Guinevere, Holy Grail 1657 Words | 4 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • King Arthur and King Mark Comparrison

    King Arthur and King Mark are characters that revolve around making decisions. Their personalities are what help...

    David Keirsey, Keirsey Temperament Sorter, King Arthur 878 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

  • 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

  • King Arthur: Fact or Fiction

    King Arthur is a legend that is known the throughout the world. It is loaded with chivalry and romance. To most people it is just...

    Arthurian literature, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae 487 Words | 2 Pages

  • King Arthur Character Sketch

    King Arthur Character Sketch Was King Arthur a true, historical figure or only a hero of legend?...

    Gawain, Holy Grail, King Arthur 536 Words | 1 Pages

  • The Once and Future King Arthur.

    The Once and Future King On an old tomb, hidden by centuries of neglect, there is written this verse in Latin, "Here lies...

    Battle of Mons Badonicus, Gildas, King Arthur 2230 Words | 6 Pages

  • King Arthur Literary Analysis

    The name King Arthur appears throughout a countless amount of literature, stories, cinema, and legend. King...

    Galahad, Gawain, Guinevere 3535 Words | 9 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

  • 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

  • Excalibur

    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

  • 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

  • The True Virtues of a Hero: From Old Age to New Age

    The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Periods shape the view of a gallant from day one till now. From the tales of Beowulf, Le Morte d’ Arthur, and Sir...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 1175 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Monty Python and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    this scene, the Black Knight will not allow King Arthur to pass. The only words the Black Knight will say in response to...

    Holy Grail, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 1125 Words | 3 Pages

  • SAT - Courage (King Arthur reference)

    story of King Arthur and from history. Primarily, in order to tie courage with King Arthur, we...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Gawain, Guinevere 969 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • King Arthur and Merlin Fact or Fiction? This essay is about wether King Arthur and Merlin were in fact real.

    King Arthur and Merlin: Fact or Fiction? Many people have enjoyed the legendary tales of King Arthur...

    Annales Cambriae, Avalon, Battle of Mons Badonicus 1215 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

  • Beowulf, Sir Gawain and King Arthur - Three Heroes

    The three heroes discussed here, Beowulf, Sir Gawain and King Arthur, are heroes for different reasons. Beowulf, our earliest...

    Gawain, Green Knight, Guinevere 1070 Words | 3 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

  • Whats the Difference Between Beowulf and King Arthur?

    Whats the difference between beowulf and king arthur? Beowulf and King Arthur are two entirely...

    Avalon, Holy Grail, King Arthur 423 Words | 2 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Comparison of Arthurian Legend in Various Stories

    In The Green Knight, Sir Gawain in described as a chaste and heroic figure. In the beginning of the story he saves his king from certain death...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 963 Words | 3 Pages

  • Modern Day Hero

    Lancelot of the Lake. Lancelot, after being abandoned by his mother, was supposedly raised by the Lady of the Lake. Lancelot came to King...

    Holy Grail, King Arthur, United States Marine Corps 1062 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Code of Chivalry

    Ages. “The Dark Age myths of Arthurian Legends featuring King Arthur, Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table further...

    Chivalry, Dark Ages, King Arthur 1628 Words | 5 Pages

  • Chretien de Troyes "Lancelot"

    from his love. A belief exists the Lancelot should not be with Guinevere simply because she is the wife of Arthur. Chrétien tells us that...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Gawain, Guinevere 2253 Words | 6 Pages

  • Courage from King Arthur and the Middle Ages

    (Reinhold Niebuhr) This quote goes along with the story “Morte D’Arthur” as King Arthur goes off to fight Mordred at his beloved...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 816 Words | 2 Pages

  • Lady of Shallot Theme and Imagery

    river runs through fields of grain. The barley and the wheat cover ("clothe") the "wold" (an old word for an open, unforested piece of land). Through this...

    Camelot, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 3044 Words | 7 Pages

  • Lancelot Character Study

    Pete Dossy The Tradition of King Arthur Character Study: Lancelot in “The Knight of the Cart” by Chretien de Troyes One of...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Courtly love, Gawain 2482 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Grail Quest in the Play "At the Hawk´S Well" by W.B.Yeats

    Having once witnessed the eerie procession in the Grail Castle and having seen the mysterious Grail, Perceval is captured by the desire to find it later. But...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Easter Rising, Gawain 1828 Words | 5 Pages

  • Literature

    types of people that the Lady sees through her mirror, including the knights who “come riding two and two” (line 61), Part III focuses on one particular...

    King Arthur, Poetry, Stanza 1969 Words | 6 Pages

  • Macho Men and Powerless Women in Arthurian Literature

    and what that meant—how people lived by it—in this era. It is about truth and justice, undying love, sacrificing for the King, and bravery and...

    Geoffrey of Monmouth, Interpersonal relationship, King Arthur 1901 Words | 5 Pages

  • Identity in Lancelot

    the cart." With that title came shame and judgement. The irony is that while people called him this and judged him, he was, in reality, possibly the best...

    Chrétien de Troyes, Gawain, Guinevere 2114 Words | 6 Pages

  • A comparative essay on "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" with focus on the impossibility of fulfilling the chivalric code

    important idea of medieval time. Monty Python and the Holy Grail takes it a step further. It creates a God, who does not want people to worship him and ask...

    Holy Grail, King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table 1037 Words | 3 Pages

  • Arthur Love

    cheating on the woman. In this case the king is everything and Guinevere is cheating on him. In the time period T.H. White’s, The Once and...

    Gawain, Guinevere, King Arthur 1748 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

  • King Arthur

    Tales Of King Arthur Since the romanticizing of the Arthurian legends by Geoffery of Monmouth, the historian, during the...

    Guinevere, Holy Grail, King Arthur 1676 Words | 9 Pages

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