A Word of Explanation

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"A Word of Explanation," together with a "Final P. S. by M. T." at the end of the novel, establishes a  "frame" for the story of Hank Morgan's adventures in Arthurian England. The narrator in this  introductory chapter tells us how he came to hear parts of this story and that he read the rest of the  story in a manuscript. It happened that he was taking a tour through Warwick Castle when he met another man, who  began walking with him and began telling him tales about such people as Sir Launcelot of the Lake,  Sir Galahad, and other knights of the Round Table. In the course of the tour and the conversation,  this man introduces to the narrator the idea of the transpositions of epochs and of bodies. He also  mentions that it was he who put a bullet hole in the armor of Sir Sagramor le Desirous. This strange 
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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