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Le Morte D Arthur Merlin In The Movie Excalibur

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Continuing, In Le Morte D’Arthur Merlin is seen as this heartless person because of the trade he did with King Uther of trading a child with a night of pleasure with a married woman. While, on “The Sword and The Stone”, Merlin is illustrated as a kind old magician that wants to help Arthur and guide him with good intentions. Also, the characters in the movie Excalibur, have a different perspective in Arthur becoming their king because the knights and people question Arthur’s worthiness and believe he is not worthy to be King of England because of his young age, and he's believed to be weak. The knights disagree with Arthur becoming king and they blamed Merlin saying he is using his magic for Arthur to pull the sword out with any problem, the knights declared battle to prove Arthur’s worthiness.
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