William Shakespeare 's King Arthur And His Knights Of The Round Table By Roger Lancelyn Green

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King Arthur

Are woman in the Arthurian legend depicted? The answer is found in King Arthur and his Knights of The Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green. The woman in the Arthurian legend were depicted because they are tempting, cheaters, and liars.

The first example of the woman being tempting would be :

“It seemed as if the horse was going to carry him right into the midst of the flood. Percivale tugged at the bridle, but the horse would neither stop nor turn: to the very edge they came, and Percivale saw the dark, foaming water roaring in front of him. Them he made the sign of the cross, and the horse reared up suddenly, neighing wildly, and shook him from its back; then it plunged into the river, screaming terribly, and was gone from sight; only it seemed that the water burnt after it” (p. 250).

This quote shows that the woman the gave Sir Percivale the dark horse put upon a curse the horse. The woman was a test to Sir Percivale so he shall not be tempted along his journey to the Holy Grail.

The second example of the woman being tempting is:

“‘Sir,’ she mummered, ‘noble Percivale, I am yours for ever and ever; of all men in the world I love only you. So kiss me now; pledge me in this bowl of wine, and swear that henceforth you will be mine alone, and do all things that I command you.’ Then Percivale pledged her in the strong wine, and bent forward to kiss her on the lips. But as he did so he thought suddenly of Blanchefleur his own true lady and…
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