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English Literature: King arthur (final analysis) presentation

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English Literature King Arthur

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English Literature: King arthur (final analysis) presentation

  1. 1. Le Morte D’Arthur
  2. 2. Kings and Lords
  3. 3. The Round Table
  4. 4. The Island of Avalon
  5. 5. Chivalry or Knighthood  A Knight is loyal to his king.  Knights have ability and military strength.  A Knight is loyal to God  A Knight has virtues of fidelity, piety, loyalty and devotion to God.
  6. 6.  King Arthur learned about Mordred’s treachery and decided to go back in England with his men and Sir Gawain. The Death of King Arthur  Mordred betrayed King Arthur while he is in France. when he usurped the throne and made people believed they suffer because of King Arthur’s war battle.  Mordred with his men waited for the arrival of King Arthur’s company and assaulted as they land. Sir Gawain have been fatally wounded after the battle.  Before Sir Gawain died, he has been able to write a letter for Sir Launcelot to implore him to go back in England at once and help King Arthur.
  7. 7.  A battle occurred when one of Mordred’s knight had drawn a sword to kill a snake. Mordred had been killed in the battle. The Death of King Arthur  King Arthur agreed to give the land of Cornwall and Kent to Mordred with a condition to meet him in the field.  King Arthur had been severely wounded after the battle. He commanded Sir Bedivere to take his Excalibur sword and throw it to the lake  Sir Bedivere hesitated to do King Arthur’s bidding. Sir Bedivere had done three attempts before he threw the sword into the water.
  8. 8. The Death of King Arthur  Sir Bedivere told King Arthur what he saw after the sword is thrown into the water. King Arthur asked Sir Bedivere to take him at the water side.  King Arthur told Sir Bedivere that he will go to the Island of Avalon to heal himself and if he did not hear anything of him just pray for his soul.  King Arthur told Sir Bedivere that he is free to do what he wish because he will now leave him. King Arthur said I could not trust someone who have no trust in me to Sir Bedivere.
  9. 9. The Death of King Arthur Analysis
  10. 10. The Death of King Arthur
  11. 11. Introduction King Arthur immediately came back to England from France after finding out his illegitimate son Mordred has usurped his throne. A battle between King Arthur and Mordred took place which caused Sir Gawain’s death but also result to Sir Launcelot return in England to help King Arthur. The Death of King Arthur Rising Action King Arthur had agreed to meet Mordred in the field. A battle occurred which left King Arthur sev. Sir Bedivere did not immediately follow King Arthur’s order and had interest on the sword for himself. Sir Bedivere had taken up three attempts before he finally throw the sword in to the lake.
  12. 12. The Death of King Arthur Climax Sir Bedivere saw an arm hold the sword before it took it into the lake. A black boat came into view with ladies aboard in it. Sir Bedivere told King Arthur what he had saw upon doing his order. Falling Action King Arthur asked Sir Bedivere to take him near at the lake. A barge and three ladies is already waiting for King Arthur at the water side. King Arthur asked Bedivere to put him into the barge.
  13. 13. Point of View The narrator recounts the story in the third person, from a generally objective standpoint—detailing the action that occurs. The Death of King Arthur Conflict * Sir Bedivere refused to follow King Arthur’s order Setting Forest Character Forest
  14. 14. Resolution King Arthur bid Sir Bedivere that he is no longer bonded to him and he is free to do as he wish when he leaves. He also said to Sir Bedivere that he will go to the Island of Avalon to have himself heal. When King Arthur left, Sir Bedivere decided to live a hermit life in the forest. The Death of King Arthur Theme Truth withstand trial and opposition. Moral Lessons Good and fame come to virtuous men Everlasting bliss can only be found in Heaven
  15. 15. Moral Lessons Good and fame come to virtuous men Everlasting bliss can only be found in Heaven The Death of King Arthur
  16. 16. Thank You for Listening!!!

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