Day 5

The Once and Future King Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    What changes in Arthur's court does the author describe in chapter 25. How is life at Camelot different? What do you think caused this change? How does King Arthur feel about these changes?

    Do you think this state of affairs is universal? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples, either from the book or from your own experience or understanding.

    In Chapter 25, the knights of the Round Table have become weak. Through their efforts, England had been civilized, so there are no longer battles or combats to be fought. In place of these, the now "civilized" knights focus on shallow, superficial things such as fashion, food, and gossip. This new weakness upsets Arthur,...

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