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  • The Legendary Camelot

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    The Legendary Camelot This king lay at Camelot one Christmastide With many mighty lords, manly liegemen, Members rightly reckoned of the Round Table, In splendid celebration, seemly and carefree (Stone 22). This is the only time that Camelot, home of the Arthurian legends, is mentioned in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The fourteenth-century

  • Analysis Of Camelot

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    Camelot, the musical adaptation of The Once and Future King, allows for an interesting twist on the portrayal of Guinevere’s personality, mindset, and desires. The use of song and excellent acting allows for a unique display of the different aspects that make Guinevere a complex and strong character. Analyzing “The Lusty Month of May” shows Guinevere as a woman driven by her desires for the fantastical aspects of romance. However, contrasting “The Lusty Month of May” with other songs paints her as

  • Camelot: Merlin

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    Camelot: Merlin      We all at one point or another dream. Imagine you are in another place or a another time, the future maybe, even maybe the past where years, days, centuries, minutes all irrelevant if you have imagination. I now dream of a time and place were men have such things as bravery and honor. I now speak of Camolot. The legendary castle wear Merlin the priest, Merlin the magie, and Merlin the wise is supposed to have lived. I am not the only person to dream

  • JFK and His Camelot

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    There were no castles filled with round tables that seated the King's men in the United States but when the 35th President of the United states, John F. Kennedy entered the white house some would say a new Camelot was formed, achieving a status never before seen with regards to an American Presidency nor the legacy it left behind. Kennedy came to power in what appeared to be the end of an era or, from another perspective the beginning of a new age. On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy is sworn into

  • The Kennedy Years and Camelot

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    regarding President John F. Kennedy’s “Camelot” was also fascinating. His inaugural address is one of the most memorable, “Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country”. He was the youngest president elected into office at the age of 43. (Theodore Roosevelt was age 42, who became president following William McKinley's assassination) Kennedy was also the first Catholic to be elected president. I choose to write my essay on JFK’s Camelot for his many firsts. John F

  • Liberalism In The Film Camelot And Cultural Revolution

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    communism. These two fears are prevalent in the three films: The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Manchurian Candidate, and Fail-Safe. Piereson, author of Camelot and Cultural Revolution, discussed how liberalism in America was affected by the Cold War, communism, and John F. Kennedy 's assassination. Piereson characterizes Kennedy as Camelot; however, Camelot is only an image. American conservatives wanted to destroy communism while liberals wanted to promote peace because they knew the consequences of

  • A Closer Look at Life at Camelot

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    A Closer Look at Life at Camelot GRAPH Mounted Knight with the Arms of Jean de Daillon. Tapestry, southern Netherlands, Tournai, about 1483. Moutacute House, Yeovil (Somerset); The National Trust. Today when asked about tapestries, most will imagine glorious wall decorations, with fantastic scenes and vibrant colors hanging on museum walls. In the Middle Ages however, tapestries were not only used as wall hangings, but because of their warm and durable

  • John F. Kennedy: The King of Camelot

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    The world is silent “Camelot” has fallen at the sound of a shot heard around the world. A great man has been silenced and a generation is brought to a standstill, for a nation has lost a great leader and the world a hero. And who was this man who had influenced the world with his political charm and strives for change? The man of the hour is John Fitzgerald Kennedy. On May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts one of America’s most beloved presidents is birthed into The Kennedy Family

  • The fall of Camelot: A Consequence of its Imperfect King

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    In Western culture, mere mention of the name “Camelot” is often enough to inspire images of courtly romance, grandeur, and valiant knights. In fact, the kingdom is nearly as legendary as the hero who ruled it, Arthur Pendragon. Regardless of whether he exists as a historical or mythical figure, Arthur continues to appear as a symbol of heroism in Western tradition through his roles as king and warrior. When modern culture searches for the qualities of a great fighter, it finds them in Arthur’s

  • Camelot: The Noble Tale Of King Arthur

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    The noble tale of King Arthur was passed on from generation to generation and quickly spread worldwide. Arthur represented the end of the dark ages in his time and built a peaceful kingdom named Camelot. Camelot was the perfect place because it was peaceful, full of life, no hierarchy, and was a political and not a military place. This lured people, anyone from knights, to fair ladies, to poor men looking for work. With how rapidly this legend spread and how relevant it still is, it turned into a