Le Morte d'Arthur Questions and Answers
In William Caxton's preface to the first edition of Le Morte d'Arthur, he explains that he published it to provide a model for good behavior. How well does from Malory's romance fulfill Caxton's purpose?
What are some examples of supernatural elements in Le Morte d'Arthur, and how do they affect the story?
In the story Le Morte d'Arthur, what does the epitaph on Arthur's tombstone suggest: HERE LIES ARTHUR ,THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING?
In Le Morte d'Arthur, what is considered “good" or moral behavior? What is considered “bad" or immoral behavior?
How is Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur version of Arthur's death different from Alfred Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King?
Le Morte d'Arthur is one of the most influential medieval romances. What characteristics of medieval romance appear in the following passage: Gawain's first battle with Launcelot (lines 58–119)?
As he is about to die, what does King Arthur request of Sir Bedivere? How does Bedivere comply with this request?
In Mallory's Le Morte d'Arthur, there are many motifs, such as: a wise old man, magic, faithful followers, tests of faithful followers, dreams, and betrayal. Give an example of one of these motifs.
In Morte d'Arthur, how does the description of Sir Lucan's death contrast with the speech in which Arthur bemoans his passing?
What historical events and social issues of the time are connected to Thomas Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur?
Is there an ethical difference between the "good" knights and the "bad knights" in "Le Morte d'Arthur"?
What moral or other conflicts between different characters and different value systems bring about the tragic ending of Le Morte d'Arthur?
How do the protagonists of "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "Le Morte d Arthur" follow the code of chivalry? How do elements of the code, such as loyalty and honesty, apply to each character? Explain why Gawain and Arthur share these qualities.
What is a physical description, with quotes, of Launcelot in Le'morte d'Arthur, also with a good description of his character and personality.
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