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Essay | Joan Of Arc: Culture and Values

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Joan Of Arc: Culture and Values

Summary: About the play 'Saint Joan' by George Bernard Shaw and the play Le Morte D'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory: How they portray culture and values of the medieval times.
The legends of King Arthur and Joan of Arc are stories which, throughout history, have been presented in numerous different ways, influenced and shaped by the culture and values of the times in which the texts were produced. Two such versions are Thomas Malorys' "Le Morte D'Arthur" and Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan", both revealing various political and cultural aspects of the particular time period. Through techniques general language and structure, characterization, we are clearly shown the values of the past -Christianity and religion, feminism, chivalry and a patriarchal society-values which evidently, impact the retelling of the legendary tales.

"Le Morte D'Arthur" was produced in the fifteenth century by Thomas Malory, the archaic language is indicative of the time period - "ye.. thyself ..mayst, putteth." This was also the period of the existence of King Henry the 5th; an era where wars were also led...

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