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    Elaine of Astolat in Tennyson's The Lady of Shalott and Lancelot and Elaine The Arthurian legends have fascinated people over the centuries with tales of kings, noble ladies, knights, magicians, love, and death. Among those who wrote about King Arthur's reign was Alfred, Lord Tennyson. One of his poems, "The Lady of Shalott," became immensely popular for its moving pathos and mystery. Yet, the poem was based on a character from Arthurian legends - Elaine of Astolat. Several years after

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    “The Lady of Shalott”

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    Fantasy is how you can best express the beautiful poem “The Lady of Shalott.” "Tirra lirra," by the river Sang Sir Lancelot,” in my opinion, is one of the best lines of the poem “The Lady of Shalott.” This line of the poem signifies the breaking point of the poem. “The Lady of Shalott” is a very detailed yet simple poem to understand. It was written by Lord Alfred Tennyson in 1832 and later revised in 1842 (The Lady of Shalott). There are examples of imagery and themes that are seen throughout

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    "King Arthur is most known for his kingly leadership, his loving rule, and even his ruthless judgment of Lancelot and Guinevere. But often, a very important part of Arthur's life is forgotten: his skills as a general and a knight." There are many legends of King Arthur. King Arthur was a medieval king, and a mythological figure which was the king of the Camelot. There are many legends of how he became king, like the lady in the lake and the sword in the stone myths. In the sword in the stone myth

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    shines his light upon his kingdom and makes his people, even the children, no longer scared of the dark. Elaine, a beautiful lily maid of Astolat rises and falls all in “Lancelot and Elaine”. Elaine, with her pure innocence, lay “High on her chamber up a tower to the east…/ Which first she placed where morning’s earliest ray / Might strike it, and awake her with the gleam” (Tennyson 152). Elaine is innocent and full of light. She lets the light in to feel the warmth of it shining upon her face. She

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    King Arthur

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    Tales Of King Arthur Since the romanticizing of the Arthurian legends by Geoffery of Monmouth, the historian, during the twelfth century, the legendary 'king of England' has been the source of inspiration for kings, poets, artists and dreamers alike. The most famous work is probably Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, completed around 1470, and published in many abridged and complete versions. Malory's work contains in one the legend that had been continually added to over the years by

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    Lancelot a “virtuous” lover. Grimm’s examination of Lancelot’s relationships, specifically with Guinevere and King Arthur, is useful for a potential consideration of Lancelot’s behaviour towards his fellow knights and other women, such as Elaine, the Fair Maid of Astolat, because it suggests the feelings of admiration that Lancelot receives — from both men and women — is an accepted, even natural, consequence of his status as the greatest of King Arthur’s knights and, in turn, absolves him of blame. However

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    one of Waterhouse’s best known oil paintings. This painting is said to be a representation from a scene from Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s 1833 poem titled “The Lady of Shallot”. The poem “The Lady of Shallot” was built upon the Arthurian legend of Elaine of Astolat, which she was mentioned in the Italian novella titled Donna di Scalotta. Tennyson’s work was popular with many Pre-Raphaelite poets and painters. Some of the artists that illustrated pain... ... middle of paper ... ... Tennyson wrote about

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