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King Arthur – A well-known character in literature and legend Honorable ruler in an age of knights, damsels & dragons Legend of Arthur is vastly different from the real man (He was a leader of late 5 th century Britain) Time of the Knights 1100-1400
Idealized noble characters Larger-than-life behavior Hero’s quest motivated by love, religion, faith, or desire for adventure Supernatural or magical element Unusual or exotic settings Involved hidden or mistaken identity Medieval Romance
Known as one of Arthur's best knights Chivalrous Code of conduct for knights Courageous Honest Loyal Generous to enemies Protective of women Sir Launcelot
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Sir Launcelot = one of King Arthur’s knights, highly respected, even Queen Gwenyvere loves him more than her husband Sir Lionel = Sir Launcelot’s nephew Sir Tarquin = antagonist (bad guy knight) Morgan le Fay = lady who falls in love with Launcelot Characters
Launcelot sets off in search of adventure and takes Lyonel They stop to take a nap along the way Lyonel captured by Tarquin and thrown in a dungeon Sir Ector rides off in search of Launcelot Summary
Morgan le Fay (and her 3 other friends) cast a spell on Launcelot and capture him in hopes of winning his love She tells him he must choose one of the four queens as a lover or he’ll die Launcelot loves Queen Gwynevere so he chooses death A King’s daughter offers to help Launcelot escape if he agrees to help her father in a jousting contest
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