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Morte d'Arthur

In addition to understanding the sequence of Bedivere's failure to carry out Arthur's instructions to throw Excalibur into the lake, we can benefit from an understanding of the failure itself and...

Latest answer posted December 28, 2015, 6:46 pm (UTC)

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Morte d'Arthur

The title of Tennyson's "Morte d'Arthur" quite effectively sums up the basic subject of the poem: it follows the end of the Arthurian legend (the title quite literally means "Death of Arthur" in...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2019, 4:17 am (UTC)

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Morte d'Arthur

In the poem "Morte D'Arthur" by Tennyson, Sir Bedivere had been mourning the loss of the old way of life of the Knights of the Round Table as he was saying that "the true old times are dead" and...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2010, 9:44 am (UTC)

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Morte d'Arthur

Let us remember Arthur's final speech before he leaves Camelot on the barge that will take him to Avilion to be restored. Note what he says to Sir Bedivere, the only knight he is in attendance on...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2011, 7:31 pm (UTC)

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Morte d'Arthur

On the surface, the difference between "good" knights and "bad" knights in Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur depends on those knights' adherence to the chivalrous code, the code of ethical behavior that a...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2016, 10:49 pm (UTC)

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Morte d'Arthur

The lines you refer to come as King Arthur addresses Sir Bedivere and instructs him about his final dying wish to see his famed sword, Excalibur, returned to the Lady of the Lake from whence it had...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2011, 7:17 pm (UTC)

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Let us note the way in which the barge is presented in the text itself as it mysteriously appears. It's description is well worth analysing in depth in order to answer your question: Then saw...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2011, 7:24 pm (UTC)

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