Study Guide: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

by

Mark Twain


First published: 1889


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Table of Contents

Literary Elements
Setting
Character List
Conflict
Short Plot / Chapter Summary (Synopsis)
Themes
Mood
Mark Twain - Biography
Literary/Historical Information

Chapter Summaries with Notes / Analysis
A Word of Explanation
Chapter 1 - Camelot
Chapter 2 - King Arthur's Court
Chapter 3 - Knights of the Round Table
Chapter 4 - Sir Dinaden the Humerist
Chapter 5 - An Inspiration
Chapter 6 - The Eclipse
Chapter 7 - Merlin's Tower
Chapter 8 - The Boss
Chapter 9 - The Tournament
Chapter 10 - Beginning of Civilization
Chapter 11 - The Yankee in Search of Adventures
Chapter 12 - Slow Torture
Chapter 13 - Freemen
Chapter 14 - Defend Thee, Lord!
Chapter 15 - Sandy's Tale
Chapter 16 - Morgan Le Fay
Chapter 17 - A Royal Banquet
Chapter 18 - In the Queen's Dungeons
Chapter 19 - Knight Errantry As a Trade
Chapter 20 - The Ogre's Castle
Chapter 21 - The Pilgrims
Chapter 22 - The Holy Fountain
Chapter 23 - Restoration of the Fountain
Chapter 24 - A Rival Magician
Chapter 25 - A Competitive Examination
Chapter 26 - The First Newspaper
Chapter 27 - The Yankee and the King Travel Incognito
Chapter 28 - Drilling the King
Chapter 29 - The Smallpox Hut
Chapter 30 - The Tragedy of the Manor House
Chapter 31 - Marco
Chapter 32 - Dowley's Humiliation
Chapter 33 - Sixth-Century Political Economy
Chapter 34 - The Yankee and the King Sold As Slaves
Chapter 35 - A Pitiful Incident
Chapter 36 - An Encounter in the Dark
Chapter 37 - An Awful Predicament
Chapter 38 - Sir Lancelot and Knights To the Rescure
Chapter 39 - The Yankee's Fight With the Knights
Chapter 40 - Three Years Later
Chapter 41 - The Interdict
Chapter 42 - War
Chapter 43 - The Battle of the Sand Belt
Chapter 44 - Postscript By Clarence
Chapter 45 - Final P.S. by M.T.


Overall Analysis
Character Analysis
Plot Structure Analysis
Themes - Theme Analysis
Irony in the Novel


Study Questions
Study Questions - Book Report Ideas

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