1. From the video: Why has
the Arthur legend endured? Was the video helpful? Why or why not?
2. How is Arthur portrayed
in Morte d'Arthur? Is Arthur a great
leader? Does his reign realize his ideal?
3. In Morte d'Arthur
love vs. duty is an important theme. What is
Malory's idea of the importance of these two? Which
does he value more? Explain.
4. Point out what the
chivalric and Christian code respectively is. Explain how Lancelot is loyal to the
chivalric code, but not to the Christian code, and how it leads to his demise.
5. Discuss the disparity between illusion and reality in the book.
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