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    Good Sites For King Arthur

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    sources on Arthur because it explores both the popular and scholarly conceptions of King Arthur and his legends. For example, it answers frequently asked questions in historical and legendary contexts. Some of the questions that is asks are: was Guinevere really an adulteress? Was Excalibur, a sword, really in the stone? Was Gawain a great knight or a royal pain? It is very informative about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight offering a full text and a character analysis of Gawain. Lastly, it offers

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    spoke together for a long time, and the end of it was that Elaine went secretly from Carbonek...And there he found Queen Guinevere, or so it seemed to him, waiting for him with her eyes full of love: but really it was Elaine, who, by the arts of Brysen, had taken the form of Guinevere for a little while in the dim glow of the evening.(pg.225) Elaine lied by appearing to be Guinevere so that she could sleep with Launcelot.” ‘Ah Launcelot,flower of knighthood!’ she cried. ‘Help me now! Yonder in the tree

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    especially Queen Guinevere herself. While his skill may be unmatched, there is one flaw of Lancelot that seems to be overlooked by Chretien de Troyes, and possibly other readers, and that is his commitment of adultery with Queen Guinevere. Writing as a romance author, of course the text includes Lancelot finally achieving what he seemed to desire most, the Queen. For Chretien de Troyes, his way of portraying Lancelot achieving his goal, was to have him sleep with Queen Guinevere. As a reader, this

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    King Arthur

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    centuries ever since his conception for his bravery, leadership, and possible existence. Arthur and his legend revolves around his adventures as King of Britain. He became king when he pulled the magical sword Excalibur out of a stone. He has his wife Guinevere, the wizard Merlin, and his trusted knights aid him in his journeys. Arthur usually has to fight Mordred, and many other enemies. Sometimes the plot of Arthur’s stories involve retrieving an item. An intrinsic element of Arthur’s myth is its roots

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    Lancelot, the knight of the cart, is in love with Queen Guinevere, who constantly compromises his reputation by embarrassing him . Chretien de Troyes writes Lancelot in The Knight of the Cart to be deeply in love, so much so that he constantly sacrifices his reputation for the queen. Classically, “the romantic hero developed from an extravagant to an ideal character” (Williams 275) in typical Romance literature. Although Romance literature has many variations, Lancelot portrays this transition from

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    The Knight and the Cart

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    Lancelot, Queen Guinevere, Meleagant and other characters in the story. Two vividly deployed elements are the concepts of loyalt... ... middle of paper ... ...e’s heavenly elevation. In addition, Lancelot literally sacrifices himself for her, when he finds out mistakenly that she has died, he tries to kill him self. Guinevere is portrayed as a divinely creature. Only she had the power to save Lancelot and soothe his agony and pain. Lancelot reaffirming her alleviating power, begs Guinevere to allow

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    Arthurian Myths and Legends vs. BBC Merlin

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    As legends and myths are retold throughout the ages, stories begin to differ. This remains true for Arthurian myths and legends. The BBC Merlin series is bound to differ much more, considering it is a five season television series aimed towards teenagers and young adults who grew up or are growing up in the 90’s and the 21st century. It’s a show aimed towards the people who are trying to figure out life, and what they want to do for a living, to the people who are struggling to fit into society

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    Arthur’s Journey to Self Discovery The future is inevitable. It is only with experience that one can come to an understanding of any sort. It is only with time that experience can become achievable. Understanding one’s true self can only be made possible with a multitude of experiences, leading to realizations. The entire package of experiences for one individual person can take no less that a lifetime. This reality, in itself, is a tragedy. A tragedy that Arthur, King of Camelot, was destined

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    Le Morte d'Arthur

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    The Chivalric Code in Le Morte d?Arthur An act of chivalry is described as the qualifications or character of the ideal knight. Knights were expected to uphold this code of conduct. In the English literature Le Morte d?Arthur, French for ?The Death of Arthur?, by Sir Thomas Malory, the characters display acts of chivalry from beginning to end. Though the code of chivalry contains many qualities or acts, nevertheless bravery, loyalty, and courtly love are demonstrated more throughout this literature

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    A Character Analysis of Sir Lancelot

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    His Role and Character.  New York:  Haskell House,  1965 Brewer, Derek.  The Presentation of the Character of Lancelot.  Lancelot and Guinevere, A Casebook.  Ed. Lori J. Walters.  New York:  Garland,  1996.  3-27 Malory, Thomas.  Le Morte D'Arthur.  Trans. Keith Malory.  New York:  Mentor,  1962 Walters, Lori J..  Introduction.  Lancelot and Guinevere, A Casebook.  Ed. Lori J. Walters.  New York:  Garland,  1996.  xiii-lxxx

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