Was of a noble birth
Wrote ďMorte De Arthur- Death of ArthurĒ
Was a criminal, a thief, a rapist, but denied all.
Wrote in short compact lines and understatements. [Litotes]
Stories and their connection to Romance
The story of Arthurís Birth
The story of when Arthur became King
Camelot- the mysterious magical place
Pendragon [King Arthurís Father] fell in love with Arthurís mother, but she
was already married to someone else. So Uther, went to Merlin the wizard and
asked Merlin to put a spell on him, one that makes him look like the husband of
who he loves. When the wizard put the spell, Uther, [looking like the husband]
made love to who he loves and begat Arthur.
story of when Arthur became King
lady of the lake gives Merlin a magical sword. Merlin then puts this sword in
stone. The person who can pull out the sword then becomes king. Arthur did it,
he pulled the sword and became king.
this is where all the knights sat. It was round because that would mean that all
the knights were equal.
a moral code where everyone is a gentleman, who rode horses and fought for their
God, their Liege Lord and for their Lady.
to fight with the long sharp weapons while on a horseback
based on a possible person who may have existed and are always exaggerated.
itís to do with values and higher truth. Once upon a time they existed, yet we
do not believe in them anymore.