• No Modern Camelot Round Table
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    No Modern Camelot Kennedy was a man obsessed with his image while Arthur was a man obsessed with ideas he had to make his society grow. I. Camelot was a place of lofty ideas that fell short because of human imperfection. A. Illusion of perfection B. Calling Kennedy's administration Camelot is a Stretch II. People praise Kennedy for advancing civil rights greatly, which he did. A. Civil Rights B. Round Table III. During Kennedy's time in office and even before he had affairs with numerous women...
  • Partition Literature Of India
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    The Partition of India'A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance.' -Jawarhalal Nehru 14 August, 1947, saw the birth of the new Islamic Republic of Pakistan. At midnight the next day India won its freedom from colonial rule, ending nearly 350 years of British presence in India. During the struggle for freedom, Gandhi had written an appeal 'To Every Briton' to free t...
  • Quest For The Holy Grail
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    Jim Dougherty Mrs. Shah English IV 541-08 10 October 2000 King Arthur's Quest for the Holy Grail The Quest for the Holy Grail was the greatest and noblest of all quests for King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table. The Holy Grail was believed to be the cup used by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper, and it was the cup that caught Christ's blood when he was thrust in the side with a spear at his crucifixion. Joseph of Arimathea, the wealthy man who allowed Christ to be placed in his tomb, is said to...
  • Morte D Arthur Camelot Mordred King
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    An Epic Hero for Modern Times In about 1470, Thomas Malory finished Morte d Arthur, the first if many legends written about King Arthur, even in modern times, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table are favorite subjects in movies, books, and plays. Oftentimes 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 cultures. I compared Malory's "Morte d Arthur" with C...
  • King Arthur And Camelot
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    The Arthurian Legends are a cycle of stories that has been shaped and passed down through over fourteen hundred years of English history. The legend of King Arthur tells of the adventures of an early king of Britain and the knights and ladies who made up his royal court at Camelot. It tells of a world filled with warriors armed with lance, sword, and armor. It speaks of jousts, tournaments, wizards, falconry, enchantresses, damsels in distress, wars, quests, and the code of chivalry. It is a le...
  • King Arthur Round Table
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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 many d...
  • Round Table Wart Badger King
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    Wart and The Master Many people wish to be an animal if only for a day, just to see what it is like to be that animal. The obvious problem is that nobody knows how to turn himself into an animal. However, in T. H. White's Once and Future King, Wart has the opportunity to experience life as an animal because his tutor, Merlyn the magician, transforms him into many different animals. Of all the adventures, the most significant transformation to Wart's kingship occurs when he becomes a badger becau...
  • King Arthur And The Catholic Church
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    Daniel CappadoraMonsignor Farrell Ms. BrickeyThe Catholic Church has many influences on King Arthur and the rest of his Knights of the Round Table. The knights depended on the church for its teachings and the great power the church held in society. The Knights of the Round Table pledged great loyalty to the church. Also the knights held the teachings of the church in great reverence and were never disloyal to the church. There are many links between the Catholic Church and the way that Camelot (...
  • King Arthur Ring Sir Frodo
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    A Medieval Contest In comparing and contrasting the Arthurian Legends and J. R. R. Tolkien's book The Fellowship of the Ring, it is almost like a medieval contest between the two with many of the similarities coming from the customs of the Middle Ages. A look at the make up of the groups involved, the moral code, the protagonist, the antagonist, the use of supernatural elements and the knightly quest involved in each book shows how alike they are but yet different. The Arthurian Legends revolve ...
  • The Politics Of Violence In Malory's
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    The Politics of Violence in Malory's Treatment of the Arthurian Legend By focusing, ostensibly, on sex and violence, Malory's rendering of the Arthurian legend becomes something quite distinct from the French originals. Roger Ascham's complaint that only "bold baudrie and open manslaughter," may be found in the Works, seems to be well grounded, but such a reading tends to neglect the author's most essential themes. Why is violence such a fundamental aspect of these tales Malory's interest in the...
  • King Arthur Camelot Mordred Morte
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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 an...
  • Heroism Courtly Love
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    Heroism is a legendary and supernatural quality. The term was first applied to tales concerned with knights, chivalry, and courtly love. Several romances deal with Alexander the Great, King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and Emperor Charlemagne. The Arthurian romances fall into three broad groups. Some, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, are tales that involve the testing of a young knight. Others, such as the Tristan und Is olt of Gottfried von Strassburg, describe the confli...
  • Arthurian Legend Round Table
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    King Arthur and the knights of the round table belong to a long line of books and stories of the Arthurian legend. Merlin, Lancelot, The lady of the lake, King Arthur, and Excalibur are all very important in the Arthurian legend. In this essay we will talk about King Arthur, the knights of the round table, and Merlin in the famous story, The sword in the stone. The Sword in the stone is a book about an adopted child named wart. He is of royal blood and does not know this. One day when Wart is i...
  • Green Knight Gawain Day Lord
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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight I really enjoyed this reading. I have always loved tales of King Arthur s court and this reading is right up my alley. The story line begins with all the Round Table knights of Arthur's court gathered to celebrate Christmas. Everything is depicted as being light and joyful, lines 37-59. I love the romantic tone of the writing, everything is so richly depicted. The feast begins with trumpets blaring, the food is brought in, they hear a noise, and a knight comes hur...
  • The First Knight Round Table
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    Ricky Temple Jr. 11 - 1 - 99 5 thp. Back in 1995, a director by the name of Jerry Zucker and with the help of Columbia Pictures, Sean Connery, Richard Gere, and Julia Ormond, the " First Knight " hit the box office. The "First Knight"; a movie of adventure, love, suspense, and in an epic retelling of a timeless and tragic love triangle Three lives are converged in the golden city of Camelot in a age when fearless knights on horseback roamed the unknown lands in search of a quest. One character t...
  • Knights Round Table
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    What is a knight What is the concept of knighthood all about Knighthood exists in two places simultaneously-in the world and in our imagination. We can speak of ideals versus realities, probably the central problem with knighthood and the chivalric ideals. Swords, horses, jousts, armor, castles, fair maidens, kings, queens these are the words that come to mind when people mention the word knight. The mental image of a knight embedded in everyones minds shows an armor-clad man on a horse. The nob...
  • A Monty Python Version Of Camelot
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    David Sondergaard General Writing: Film Prof. Anus tup Basu A Monty Python Version of Camelot As a film that has become so popular that it has grown to be considered a cult favorite, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Gilliam and Jones, USA, 1991) is an entertaining retelling of the story of King Arthur and his knights and their search for the Holy Grail. Although it is stylized in medieval times, it is far from your traditional castles and chivalry sort of story. It has undergone the Monty Python...
  • Arthur Characters 1 King
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    1. King Arthur is considered to be the High King of Britain and the son of Uther Pendragon. Merlin who became his chief advisor taught him. He became king at age 15 when Uther died in battle. King Arthur ruled over Camelot with his wife Guinevere. The lady of the Lake gave him the sword Excalibur. His wife and son Mordred betrayed him. Mordred fatally wounded Arthur. Three of the nine witches of Avalon brought him to Avalon. Two of those witches were Morgan La Fay and The Lady of the Lake. They...
  • Arthur We Find Round Table
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    We find in his life and court a representation of our own dreams and struggles. Why does Arthurian legend fascinate so many people? From the simple fact that each age has retold the story to embody its own values. Arthurs of every age provide motives and meanings significant to there time. The Arthur of legend is much greater than Arthur the real man. To fully understand the real man Arthur we must take a look at early british history. In 410 AD Alaric captures Rome, who were a long time britis...
  • The Knights Of Round Table
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    The Knights of the Round Table The Knights of the Round Table were noble in their actions. Sir Launcelot is a prime example of nobility of the Round Table. Throughout his life, Launcelot was unselfish, caring, and faithful to the knighthood. Launcelot was the greatest mounted warrior and was respected by all. The Knights of the Round Table were noble people. Sir Launcelot was a faithful knight. He was devoted to his work of adventure and helping the disturbed by his pledge to the knighthood. Ma...