The Once and Future King - Might vs. Right

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The Once and Future King The legend of King Arthur is a tale as timeless as any other found in literature today. Introduced to us by Sir Thomas Malory during the fifteenth century in Morte d’ Arthur, it was the first complete tale of Arthur’s life. Countless portrayals followed for any reader interested in the tale of the boy who was destined to become King. The Once and Future King by T.H. White …

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…was a sparkling one, in the great blue of the sunlit sea” (677). Too late for Arthur, might conquered right. Although his heart believed in the ideals that would free men, the forces of nature won. The journey that White creates reminds us that the best intentions are not always enough to change a drop of rain without the sacrifice of human elements. The fate of man is in knowing too late all the right things.