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- In The Once And Future King, The Portrayal Of The Middle Ages Is Conceived As That Of - 684 words
In The Once and Future King, the portrayal of the Middle Ages is conceived as that of magnificent castles, beautiful clothing, great kings and queens- everything and everyone perfect. No proof of the dirty, unjust, horrible circumstances that all people lived by- even the nobility- existed throughout the entire novel. The people and places in The Once and Future King are so backward that the story could be described as a fairy tale. Camelot, for one, would not have been so gorgeously described, and looked upon as a majestic land. Towns back then were not pretty. Dirt thrived in cities; there were diseases and crud everywhere. Camelot was also depicted as being in order, and just to everyone. ...
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- Once And Future King By White - 969 words
Once And Future King By White Experience is Everything In the book, The Once and Future King, T.H. White shows the importance that education relies heavily upon ones own personal experiences. When Merlyn is called on to tutor Wart, an adopted child, he uses this exact learning method on Wart. Merlyn, who is a magician, uses transformation as a his learning tool. Merlyn turns Wart into different animals to show Wart lessons of life. Through each transformation Wart experiences different forms of power, each being a part of how he should rule as king. When Wart experiences each of these different stages of lesson he finds out from Mr. P that mind power is nothing, from the wild goose he learns ...
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- The Once And Future King Arthurs Failure - 1,087 words
The Once and Future King - Arthur's Failure The Once and Future King - Arthur's Failure "He was only a man who had meant well, who had been spurred along the course of thinking by an eccentric necromancer with a weakness for humanity. Justice had been his last attempt-to do nothing which was not just. But it had ended in failure" (White, OAFK 634). The"he" in this passage refers to King Arthur, the main character in T.H. White's The Once and Future King and Book of Merlyn, who failed in his attempt to unite England due to the mistakes made by him and those close to him. Arthur, betrayed by those close to him, not properly educated on the greedy, selfish, and violent heart of man, failed in h ...
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- White, T H The Once And Future King G P Putnams Sons, New York - 979 words
White, T. H. The Once And Future King. G. P. Putnams Sons, New York. 1958. The main character in the novel is Wart. He lives with his foster brother Kay at Sir Ectors castle in a Forest. Kay and Wart are really good friends and they go on a lot of adventures in the woods. One day Wart is out in the woods and he finds Merlyn. Wart takes Merlyn back to Sir Ectors castle. Merlyn is a magician and he becomes Warts tutor. Merlyn turns Wart into many different animals ,such as a fish, an ant, and a badger, and sends him on many adventures. Merlyn teaches Wart many lessons. One day the castle receives a letter that says that the King of England had died and since he had no kin it was going to be a ...
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- Becoming A Knight - 1,127 words
... g knight had to either join one of the great military orders, such as the Knights Templars, or hire out to a richer noble as a member of his private army. As a man-at-arms, he could always hope to make his fortune by getting his share of the profit, that was sometimes won in battle. He could also hope to get money by capturing a rich noble in combat and holding him in for ransom. It is obvious that knighthood was not easy for those who were not secure financially, and those who did not have a desire to protect the weak, aid the poor, seek justice, or honor pure womanhood. A knight had to agree to live by this code during his quest in becoming a knight. The many obligations of knighthood ...
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- Chevalier - 685 words
CHEVALIER The middle ages is the period between antiquity and the Renaissance, dated between 500 and 1500 A.D. Chivalry was the code of values for the true knight. During these times there were a great number of kingdoms and all of them needed protection, so many men became knights. The word chivalry comes from the French word for knight, chevalier, which comes from the Old French word for militia, chevalerie. Chivalry's best example is a christian knight. Roland from Roland and Arthur from The Once and Future King were good examples of this. An ideal man for the Medieval Cosmos is the Christian knight. War was one of the knight's strengths. At all times, knights were couragous. Roland takes ...
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- King Arthur - 423 words
King Arthur Portayal of the Middle Ages is thought to be made of magnificent castles, beautiful clothing, great kings and queens everything and everyone perfect. No proof of the. Towns back then were not pretty. Dirt thrived in cities there were diseases and crud everywhere. Communities during the Middle Ages were not orderly. They were probably outright chaotic. As far as the king goes, he probably did not do much to help the fairness of towns. Arthur, such a great king. He would not have existed back then. Kings during the time of The Once and Future King were mostly insane, or cruel, or just should never have been remembered. No king ever did so many things that they would have stood out ...
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- Utopia Or Dystopia - 2,496 words
Utopia Or Dystopia Samir Patel Ms. Priego English 4 CP May 11, 1998 Utopia or Dystopia All through life humanity tries to obtain a world in which one can live with enjoyment, equality, fairness, and happiness. Many great writers have created utopian worlds that the reader can consider and explore. To create a perfect place compels the writer to write novels that deal with utopia. People see them selves in a place where it is fun and enjoyable. Writers see today's world not as the good place(Hermon, Holman). The world today has many wars, diseases, and world wide hunger. It takes many steps to produce a utopian world and is why creating a Utopia is no easy task. Other type of world that is op ...
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- Utopia Or Dystopia - 2,475 words
... r think for themselves. Burning books is affective from keeping the minds clear of thoughts but not enough so the society of Fahrenheit 451 speed everything up. In this so called utopia the society has to be on a fast past so they have no time to think or question; just be happy. Everything in this society is practically speed up. One column, two sentences, a headline! Then, in mid-air, all vanishes! Whirl man's mind around about so fast under pumping hands of publishers, exploiters, broadcasters that the centrifuge flings off all unnecessary, time-wasting thought!(Bradbury 50). Even the teaching of knowledge is speed up. School is shortened, discipline relaxed, philosophies, histories, ...
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- Womens Role In The Ill Made Knight - 799 words
Women's Role In The Ill Made Knight Presence of Women in The Ill Made Knight Throughout the story The Ill made Knight, in T.H. Whites novel The Once and Future King, women are portrayed as the cause of the destruction of Sir Lancelot's morality. Guenevere's ascendancy of Lancelot's love, Elaine's attempts at luring Lancelot into her life, and Queen Morgan Le Fay's enticing ways all depict women as the sole source for the ethical debauchery of Sir Lancelot. Guenevere, married to King Arthur, is the possessor of Lancelot's mortal love. Because Lancelot has an intense devotion for his ruler and friend Arthur, this situation causes him much turmoil. Lancelot tries hard in the beginning to disgui ...
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