70 pages 2 hours read

John Steinbeck

The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1976

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Essay Topics


Merlin plays a pivotal role in shaping Arthur’s future. Discuss aspects of Arthur’s mythology in the first chapter that can be attributed to Merlin’s intervention. 


In Chapter 6, three knights go on quests guided by three damsels. Describe the temperament of each knight, as evidenced by his choice of guide. 


Think about the association of witchcraft and water in the book. Give examples from different chapters that support this connection.