CliffsNotes on White's The Once and Future King

CliffsNotes on White's The Once and Future King

by Daniel Moran

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

Based on medieval Arthurian legends, CliffsNotes on The Once and Future King is a twentieth-century version of young Arthur's quest for the sword Excalibur and his claim to the throne of England. Including many well-known and much-loved episodes with Merlyn, the sorcerer; Morgan La Fay, the witch; and knights jousting and hounds engaged in the hunt, White's novel adds to the lore surrounding the person of King Arthur.

This study guide covers all four volumes of The Once and Future King with special emphasis given to the most popular volume, The Sword in the Stone. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of major players
  • Personal background of the author, T.H. White
  • A critical essay on Arthurian films
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, and websites

Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544183094
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 03/07/2001
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Daniel Moran is an award-winning high school English teacher who has also written the CliffsNotes for the The Once and Future King and Heart of Darkness.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

Critical Commentaries.

Chapters 1-5.

Chapters 6 and 7.

Chapter 8.

Chapters 9-12.

Chapter 13.

Chapters 14-16.

Chapters 17-19.

Chapters 20-21.

Chapters 22-24.

Character Analyses for The Sword In the Stone.

Critical Essay.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.


Customer Reviews