A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath

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A Comparison of Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath Two of the most renowned leaders of all time, King Arthur and King David, have emerged from very humble beginnings. David and Goliath, written by Samuel, is a bible story about a young boy defeating a huge Philistine soldier by fighting in the name of God. Arthur Becomes King, written by T. H. White, is a story about a young squire becoming the rightful king of England by pulling the sword from the stone. Arthur Becomes King and David and Goliath, stories about an unlikely person turning out to be someone very special, have many similarities and differences. David and Goliath and Arthur Becomes King are alike in many ways. They both take place in a wild site torn by war. Both David and Arthur are subordinate to their older brothers. When David goes to the battlefield to consult Eliab, his oldest brother, Eliab becomes angry with him and tells him to go home to his sheep (David watches the family's sheep). When Sir Kay realizes that he has forgotten his sword, he refers to Arthur as a
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