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    Lancelot: A Short Story

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    The night was so filled with fun and festivity that none of the men noticed when Guinevere excused herself and Sir Lancelot followed, trailing close behind. A single tear traced a path down Guinevere's flawless face. She glanced down at the perfectly polished floor of the palace, and caught a glimpse of her angelic reflection peering back, sad and scared. This was all she was known for; this otherworldly beauty hid her real emotions below. Oh, how she wished she was happy! Alas, she let her feelings get the better of her. Hold it in, hold it in, she chastised herself. Why couldn't she be…

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    create a story more interesting for its audience. Specifically, the Arthurian legend of Lancelot shows major theme changes over time, as Thomas Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur and Lord Alfred Tennyson’s painting of Lancelot tell two different tales of the great knight. The medieval legend of Lancelot presents a character who is considered the greatest knight in the world, but over time has developed into a character full of scandal and adultery. Lancelot’s major character flaw has become emphasized…

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    Synthesis Essay: Lancelot The legend of Lancelot is a story with numerous versions written over the course of many years and writing eras. Each form of the legend has notable differences compared to its other forms. The differences in what is emphasized in each version may be because the author wanted to tweak the legend, because of the time period it was written in, or simply to write a different version. Each version of Lancelot is different because of the time period in which it was written,…

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    Did Sir lancelot's deserve to be on of the knights of the round table? The answer is yes he did. He was a gentleman and never only served the high but even the lowly. Lancelot was the son of King Ban of Benwick (benoic) and Queen Elaine. He was baptized as Galahad, but sooner changed to lancelot. During his father’s reign he was revolted out by his subjects causing them to flee. Then when the queen was tending to the king lancelot is carried away by the Lady of the Lake. She then raised him to…

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    In The Death of King Arthur, the outing of Lancelot’s affair with the queen caused the demise of King Arthur’s Round Table. Many in King Arthur’s court knew of the affair between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, including Arthur himself. However, none chose to make the information public for this would cause Lancelot to be accused of treachery and sentenced to death leading to the end of King Arthur’s valiant court. Bors, Lancelot’s cousin, encouraged Guinevere to continue seeing Lancelot when…

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    Sir Gawain's Chivalry

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    Following these rules of being loyal, honest and brave to your king, God, and country is known as being chivalrous. Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, Morte d’Arthur and First Knight were all tales on how Sir Gawain, King Arthur and Lancelot showed their chivalry and duties to their God and their countries. In the poem Sir Gawain and The Green Knight King Arthur is having a Christmas dinner for his knights and the people of Camelot. During this is when the Green Knight shows up and proposes a…

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    begins with a king telling his son that he needs to marry the daughter of a rich lord, so the king can acquire more land, even though the son says he rather sing than marry. The prince shot a note outside, were Sir Lancelot the Brave found, and rushed to the castle, where he disrupts the marriage, killing many merry goers and eventually rescues the prince. This scene is targeting how knights think that to obtain a goal or solve a problem is by murdering people, like the Crusades, or the many…

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    Guinevere

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    It turns out, despite all of her people's hearts being with the King, the Queen’s was not. Instead, her love belonged to his right hand man, Sir Lancelot. Thus began the affair of the century, or at least until Romeo and Juliet. You see, just like any good maiden, Guinevere could not resist a man who comes to her rescue, let alone one who she is constantly around and is an actual knight. There is a reason for the saying, people. So in the Knight of the Cart when good ole’ Guinevere was taken by…

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    Tennyson and Women It is proven in psychology that people have the ability to affect your mood and/or way of thinking. Queen Guinevere and other women in Arthurian literature have shown how their moods affect or don’t affect other characters. Specifically, it is the men that are affected the most. Guinevere’s characterization throughout Arthurian literature has been a negative one, but we have not fully looked through the scope of her own eyes. It is deemed that Guinevere was the cause of the…

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    Knight knew that Sir Gawain was of good character and knew he did not deserve to die. Sir Gawain was humble and honest when returning the gifts to the Green Knight each day, but he was selfish for keeping the green silk; however, the Green Knight understood his reasoning to why he kept it ("Sir Gawain and the Green," 2006). “There is no reason to doubt that, in this romance, Gawain is the representation of a real man” (Markman, 1997, p. 574). That is exactly it; Sir Gawain’s legendary…

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