Middle English writers were profoundly influenced by the figure of King Arthur. Do you agree or disagree?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:44 am ad1c9bdddf
In short, the influence of King Arthur on other literary texts is quite extensive. First off, a prominent example is Morte D'Arthur, which was published in 1485. Research shows how "in Le Morte d'Arthur, Sir Thomas Malory honors King Arthur, presumably a real Celtic warrior in Anglo-Saxon times who had the traits of a legendary leader" (http://www.quia.com/files/quia/users/dhaberstick/BritLit/Le-Morte-d-Arthur-worksheets.pdf).
Next, another supreme example from the Arthurian tradition comes from the poem, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." Although its author is anonymous, the piece was written in a Northwestern Midlands dialect and was composed around the same time as The Canterbury Tales ...
The influence of King Arthur on other literary texts is briefly demonstrated using references to validate.