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Sir Thomas Malory was a knight of the Middle Ages with a mysterious prison life that contradicts his achievements as an outstanding author The gentleman was a knight under the earl of Warwick and served the British parliament in 1445 before spending a large portion of his life imprisoned Malory left behind an enhanced revision of French tales about King Arthur and his chivalrous deeds that he composed during his time spent behind bars His works are considered a classic paradigm of British literature and the foremost English version of King Arthurs story Mazzeno 2-4 Malory achieved literary advances during the Middle Ages by establishing an omniscient narrative influence and demonstrating the ideal chivalric behavior in his works of Arthurian legendMalory established a powerful narrative connection throughout his works Laurence Mazzeno states Malory made a significant advance over the romance tradition by developing a firm sense of narrative purpose akin to that of the modern novelist 2 Malorys awareness of his role in writing the stories allows for a link between the reader and himself This concept creates an atmosphere in which the reader feels compelled to have his her own analysis of what he she is reading In manuscripts found with Malorys original annotations Malory praises and criticizes the actions and behaviors of different characters His attitude about the characters strengthens the connection between the narrator and the audience by conveying his purpose in including them in his books By providing contrasts between the characters of his stories and the actions of his contemporaries Malorys audience can relate to the characters in his books Malorys most important contribution to British culture was establishing a strong narrative connection with his audienceThroughout his books Malory demonstrates the ideal behavior of one who practices chivalry Controversy over Malorys personal life compared to the values displayed in his work is often debatedOn the one hand there
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