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Just a few years after "Merlin Enthralled" was first published, the administration of President John Kennedy came to be called "Camelot" after the court of King Arthur. Research Kennedy's presidency and identify the similarities to Arthur's Round Table.

Modern tales of sorcery, most notably J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings novels and J. K. Rowling's books about the young wizard named Harry Potter, use ideas about magic that derive from Arthurian legend. Read one of these books and note which ideas about magic might have come from the centuries-old stories about Merlin.

What kind of music might the siren's daughter have used to enchant Merlin? Research and write an essay on the instruments of the Middle Ages and the sort of songs that might have been played on them.

Find a source that gives a different account of Merlin's death than that in "Merlin...

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