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    something of that sort.” (The Once and Future King, 171) This at first seems like Merlyn is just instructing Arthur on how to act when around the other birds, but what Merlyn is actually doing is showing Arthur proper etiquette among nobles and knights. This information will be very useful once Arthur becomes a king. Arthur learned many valuable lessons from Merlyn, the great wizard. Through transformations into many different animals, Arthur slowly learned how to become a great king capable

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    England. Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table travel to meet Lucius’s forces, and eventually win the war. Arthur moves his army through Europe, surrounding towns and cities until he arrives in Rome and is crowed the new Roman Emperor. During the war while Arthur was moving his army thought Europe, Arthur killed a huge giant who lived on St. Michael's Mount. After returning from Rome many feast and tournaments were held in which Sir Lancelot gained more honor than any other knight of Arthur's court

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    The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is a story mixed with historical truths and exaggerated fiction. The legend of King Arthur, known as the Arthurian Legend, comes from the Middle Ages and is both fact and fiction. There really was a King Arthur who was king of the Britons. He was a type of military leader who fought Germanic invaders. Many of the Tudor monarchs claimed lineage to King Arthur to justify and prove their right to the throne. Most of the knowledge of Arthur

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    King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table The legends of King Arthur of Britain and his Knights of the Round Table, among the most popular and beloved of all time, originated in the Middle Ages. As they do today, medieval people listened to the accounts of Arthur with fascination and awe. It is certain that popular folktales were told about a hero named Arthur throughout the Celtic parts of the British Isles and France, especially in Wales, Cornwall, and Brittany (Lunt 76). Other stories

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    King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the characters carefully adhere to a strict code known as the chivalric code.. The five main tenets of chivalric code or in other words the knightly code are: showing courage and bravery, being honest, having honor and being respected among peers, being kind to others, and being courteous and well-mannered especially toward females. Gawain is the very embodiment of these chivalric values but through his encounter with the Green knight and the lady he fails

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    typical romantic knight consists of a charming man sitting upon his noble steed dressed in shining armor and chain mail. It was during the Victorian Era when literature about knights greatly increased in popularity. All throughout England, restrictions were placed on writings and literature (O’Gorman 2000). Authors took to writing about knights to express their thoughts and feelings and to discuss controversies openly and without breaking the law. The more renowned knights are the knights that sat at

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    which is a theory developed by Carl Jung. In the book of King Arthur we have tales, stories and characters that all represent a certain archetypal lesson, and these lessons are the collective unconscious. The story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table fits the model as a universal story of mankind because the story explores ideas shared by all humankind. First, love is explored as a universal theme. Throughout the book, love is mentioned and it’s viewed to be a universal theme because

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    King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table: An Epic Hero for Modern Times In about 1470, Thomas Malory finished Morte d' Arthur, the first of the many legends written about King Arthur. Even in modern times, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table are a favorite subject in movies, books, and plays. Often times this is so because the Medieval Period in general, and King Arthur in particular, have an air of mystery, romance, fantasy, and adventure that are popular themes in all times and

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    Guinevere brought to Camelot a gift from her father: a great oak round table. Arthur and Guinevere were married in a majestic ceremony attended by great men and women from lands near and far. Arthur announced the Fellowship of the Round Table, which would give places to the greatest knights in the world. The wedding festivals and tournament lasted for a week, and the knights who proved themselves in competition earned places at the Round Table. While Arthur was off on one of his adventures, his nephew

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    characters and the book. Examples of bravery in the novel are; when people put themselves in danger for love, the infamous Knights of the Round Table, and the many battles that occur throughout the entire story. Between all of the many characters throughout this book, Sir Thomas Mallory, the author of Le Morte D’Arthur, uses King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, and The Knights of the Round Table when he is depicting bravery throughout this classic novel. King Arthur can be described as the compassionate, wise

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