A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
NoteseBook - 1982
As the protagonist of a fanciful, delightful story that can be read either as pure entertainment or for social criticism, Twain's Yankee is a simple American folk character that confronts nobility and knighthood. It is also a satire on nostalgia.
This concise supplement to Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court helps students understand the overall structure of the novel, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.