Father son - Courtly Love

Father son - Courtly Love - Read the second 1/3 of The...

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Read the second 1/3 of The Quest of the Holy Grail. Compare and contrast Galahad and Lancelot, his father, as ideal knights. Why were stories about Lancelot more popular in the Middle Ages than stories about Galahad? Do some outside research on Lancelot, but discuss mostly Galahad based on internal evidence from the book. When children are born it is assumed that they will be identical to the parent in which they share the same sex. Parents do everything from placing their children in like activates, comparing the child to their same sex parent, to even repeating common sayings such as “like father like son”. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the book The Quest of the Holy Grail. In this epic novel we get glimpse into the father son relationship of Lancelot (the father) and Galahad (the son). Though both of these men shared much in common they were both individually different from one another. Lancelot and Galahad were one of the highest esteemed knights that anyone in those time periods had ever seen. King Arthur regarded both men as one of the most loyal and honorable men to ever walk the earth. Though Galahad was more accomplished than his father he will
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