A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court: Notes

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court: Notes

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court: Notes

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court: Notes

Synopsis

As the protagonist of a fanciful, delightful story that can be read either as pure entertainment or for social criticism, Twain's Yankee is a simple American folk character that confronts nobility and knighthood. It is also a satire on nostalgia.

This concise supplement to Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court helps students understand the overall structure of the novel, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.

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