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  • Knights of the Round Table and Knight

    King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Chapter 1: Arthur and Merlin Read by Nathalie Drasse This very old story begins with Uther‚ a great king. He was a good man and he was king in the south of Britain. Other places were very dangerous at that time‚ but people did not fight in Uther’s country. Uther loved a beautiful woman‚ Igraine‚ and he wanted to marry her. But she did not love him and he was very sad about that. Merlin was a very clever man and he knew a lot of magic. He could change

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  • Summary: The Knights Of The Round Table

    Morte D’Arthur‚ the Knights of the Round Table repeatedly find themselves pressured to behave in ways that are contradictory to their knightly code. The restrictive social structure of Camelot‚ along with the problematic nature of the Pentecostal Oath‚ produces a paradoxical environment where knights find themselves compromised by opposing obligations and expectations. The incompatibility of knightly and chivalric duties within Le Morte D’Arthur cause the Knights of the Round Table to manipulate their

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  • King Arthur's The Knights Of The Round Table

    The Knights of the Round Table Everyone has heard of The Knights of the Round Table‚ but not very many people know a whole lot about these honorable knights of King Arthur. Whether one has just heard one of these famous knight’s story‚ or all of them‚ there is still so much more you could learn. Maybe one wonders how they got started. Maybe one asks who were the members and why their part of the story was so important. Heck‚ maybe one even ask about the battles they fought through and how the end

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  • Knights of the Round Table and Western Society

    and strive towards. 5. What was the "Round Table"? Why is it important to the legend of King Arthur? What did it symbolize? The “Round Table” symbolized the unity in people. The vision that we could form together as one. The symbol is important to the legend‚ because that’s what the culture wanted‚ to be one. 6. Who was Lancelot? How did he fit into the Arthurian legends? Sir Lancelot is regarded as the first and greatest of King Arthur’s legendary knights. He fit into the legends for that reason

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  • Questions: Knights of the Round Table and Chapter

    Study Questions for The Once and Future King Name:_____________________________ Part I: The Sword in the Stone Chapter One 1. What two types of education does Sir Ector insist upon for Kay and the Wart? 2. Discuss the relationship between Kay and the Wart. 3. What aspects of medieval life are presented in this chapter? Chapter Two 4. What elements of fantasy‚ superstition‚ and/or the supernatural are introduced in this chapter? Chapter Three 5. Discuss the Wart’s

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  • King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

    Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table One often hears of King Arthur and his noble knights‚ and the book by Roger Lancelyn Green portrays this story eloquently. Throughout this story‚ the reader experiences the adventures and trials of King Arthur and his knights. This book has many exciting endeavors of heroism and fortitude. The author really brings to life King Arthur and his many knights of the round table. In book one‚ it tells of the beginnings of Arthur and his knights. It starts when

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  • King Arthur Knights Of The Round Table Essay

    King Arthur and the Knight of the Round Table Well first Arthur was a legendary British leader who‚ according to past histories against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and 6th centuries. Arthur was also the mythological figure who has the head of the Kingdom of Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table. Also Arthur became king when he drawled a mysterious sword out of a stone. Merlin who is‚ a legendary figure who is best known as a wizard in Arthurian legend said that whoever pulls

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  • King Arthur and His Knights Round Table

    and the knights of the round table. It’s a fantasy/history book. Here is a short summary: After Uther Pendragon’s death‚ Merlin the druid forms a stone‚ and in it‚ a sword. On this sword‚ it is written that anyone who can pull it out of the stone will become the new king of England. After many years‚ the young Arthur‚ (secretly the son of Pendragon)‚ pulls this magical sword out of the stone‚ and becomes king. Together with Merlin‚ he constructs a round table‚ where only the best knights of England

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  • Women In King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table

    Women are wicked. In King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green. Women in this book are wicked because they are murders‚ seductresses‚ and cheaters. In this book women are cheaters especially Guinevere “ . . . ‘Good sir knight ‚ I require you in the forest near by’ ” (p.231). Guinevere wants Lancelot to meet her in the forest where nobody will be able to see what happens between them. She cheats on King Arthur for the last time when when she and Lancelot get caught in

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  • Book Analysis: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

    Penguin Readers Factsheets T e a c h e r’s n o t e s level E 1 2 3 4 5 King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Retold by Deborah Tempest 6 ELEMENTARY S U M M A R Y erlin‚ the wise man of legend in stories of ancient Britain‚ realises that the country will be plunged into turmoil at the death of its strong leader‚ Uther. So he arranges to take away the heir to the throne‚ Uther’s son Arthur‚ and hide him in anonymity against the time when he can take his rightful place as king

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