A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

by

Mark Twain

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Sir Dinadan Character Analysis

Sir Dinadan is one of the knights who serve King Arthur at Camelot. He is a prankster and a jokester, although Hank Morgan finds his sense of humor unfunny and outdated. He is the inadvertent cause of Hank’s duel with Sir Sagramore after Sagramore overhears Hank wish that that the Dinadan would die in his joust and mistakenly believes Hank’s comment is directed at him.
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Sir Dinadan Character Timeline in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

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Chapter 4: Sir Dinadan the Humorist
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Merlin’s tale puts everyone but Hank to sleep. Sir Dinadan wakes them up with a practical joke, then he regales the crowd with a string... (full context)
Chapter 9: The Tournament
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...excerpt details long list of battles between knights. Notably, Sir Gareth defeats many men (including Sir Dinadan and Sir Sagramore) by changing the colors of his armor each time he returns to... (full context)