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Give the role of the following.


(Express your answers in complete
sentences)

1.King Arthur
2.Queen Guinevere
3.Sir Lancelot
4.Sir Mordred
5.Sir Gawain
6.Sir Bedivere
7.Sir Lucan
8.Queen Morgan Le Fay
9.Queen of North Galis
10.Queen of the Wastelands

TASK 3: Check your


Understanding
1. Describe King Arthurs dream. What does
the
serpent symbolize?
2. What ultimately caused the outbreak of war
between King Arthur and Sir Mordred?
3. How is King Arthur mortally wounded?
4. What happens when Sir Bedivere finally
casts Excalibur into the lake?
5. How would you describe King Arthur as a
king? Locate a part in the story that will
support your answer.

TASK 3: Check your


Understanding
6.What hope is given to people in his tomb
saying
Arthur is the once king and king that will
be?
7.Why do you think some men say in many
parts of England that King Arthur is not dead,
but carried by the will of our Lord Jesus into
another place; and that he shall come again,
and he shall win the Holy Cross?
8.What great deed did King Arthur achieve as
he lived his life? What was his greatest legacy?

Assignment:
1.Read the poem, Mother
to Son
2.Note details about the
life story of Langston
Hughes

King Arthur

Son of Uther
Pendragon + Igraine

Raised by Sir Ector

Drew the sword from


the stone

Married to Guinevere

Sir Lancelot

A French invention

Greatest of King
Arthurs Knights

One of the most trusted

Has an affair with


Guinevere

Sir Galahad

Son of Lancelot +
Elaine

The only knight to sit


in the siege perilous

Quest for the Holy


Grail

Sir Kay

Arthur and Kay


raised by Sir Ector

Kay was Arthurs


foster brother

Tries to claim sword


in the stone

Sir Gawain

King Arthurs
nephew

Defender of
the poor

Ladies man

Sir Mordred

Illegitimate son of
Arthur & Morgan Le
Faye??

Traitor

Takes over Kingdom


while Arthur is away

Merlin(s)

Warrior / Wizard / Disney

Kings Advisor

Mentor to Morgan Le Fay

Morgan le Fay

Fay is French for fairy

King Arthurs half sister

Studied the evil arts under


Merlin

Conjured the Green Knight to


test
the knights of the round table

Seduced many knights (in one


version, even King Arthur
resulting in son, Mordred)

The Siege of Benwick

Lancelot kills Gawains


brothers in the
process of saving
Guinevere

Gawain convinces
Arthur to lay siege on
Benwick (France)
where Lancelot is

Gawain calls out


Lancelot to avenge his
brothers

The Siege of Benwick

Sir Gawain and Sir


Lancelot battle

Sir Gawain becomes


stronger for 3 hours,
until noonweakens

Sir Lancelot shows


forbearance and
does not kill him

Meanwhile:The

Siege of
Benwick

Mordred falsely
proclaimed himself
the King of England

Incestuously claimed
Guinevere as wife.

Guinevere escaped
to the Tower of
London

The Siege of Benwick

Bishop of Canterbury did


not
consent to Mordredswent
away to become a hermit

Arthur dreams of dead


Gawain warning him to
postpone the battle till
Lancelot can help

Gawains ghost tells Arthur


that he and Mordred will die

The Day of Destiny

Mordred meets Arthur


at Dover, they
discuss a delay
They make a truce
until a knight draws
his sword (to kill an
adder)
The opponents see
the glint of his sword
and the battle begins.

The Day of Destiny

As predicted, almost
all die in the epic
battle

Arthur kills Mordred

But Arthur is
mortally wounded
and is brought by
Bedivere to the
nearest church.

I am
your
father,
Luke

The Day of Destiny

Arthur tasked
Bedivere to throw the
sword into the lake.

He failed to obey
Arthur twice

Finally he throws
Excalibur into the lake

The Day of Destiny

The Lady of the


Lake catches the
sword and
brandished it
thrice

The Day of Destiny

Bedivere carries
Arthur to the
waterside and puts
him in a barge

He is then set adrift


by the four queens

He is said to return
to Avalon (knights
paradise)