Wart and The Master
Many people wish to be an animal if only for a day, just to see what it is like to be that animal. The obvious problem is that nobody knows how to turn himself into an animal. However, in T.H. White’s Once and Future King, Wart has the opportunity to experience life as an animal because his tutor, Merlyn the magician, transforms him into many different animals. Of all
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to him as a king. The badger catches Wart’s attention when he tells him that he is going to teach him about humans. Then, the badger insults humans by saying that they are one of the only species in which the members fight against each other. This insult directly influences the making of the Round Table which is Wart’s noble effort as a King to bring peace, and therefore progress in human behavior.