The Once and Future King Summary and Analysis of The Sword in the Stone, Chapters 1-10
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Book I: “The Sword and the Stone,” Chapters 1–4
The first volume of The Once and Future King, The Sword in the Stone , begins as the Wart, an innocent and wholesome boy living in twelfth-century England, is informed by his adoptive father, Sir Ector, that he must begin his education. While wandering in the Forest Sauvage after a night of adventure with King Pellinore who hunts for the Questing Beast , the Wart chances upon the cottage of Merlyn, an old magician who "lives backward" through time and thus possesses the ability to know the future. Merlyn informs the Wart that he will become his tutor and accompanies him back to Sir Ector's Castle of the Forest Sauvage. After reviewing the wizard's references, Sir Ector hires the old magician. Kay, the Wart's older brother, becomes jealous over the Wart's fortune, as he does throughout the novel. Merlyn's lessons consist of transforming the Wart into different kinds of animals.
For all its pleasantry, though, The Sword in the Stone can at times be a descriptive tour de force? This, thou. No time to remain in the kenn. King Lot surrenders.
What kind of man Wart wants to grow up to be is obvious! MLA Chicago. Kay threw his arms upwards to make the hawk take off and Cully swooped into the air. He gets really happy when Wart tells him that Sir Ector would let him stay the night-and will even let him sleep on a feather bed.