A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

by

Mark Twain

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Chivalry

Chivalry is the name of the religious, social, and moral codes of medieval knighthood. Chivalric ideals reached their highest development in the 12th and 13th centuries, largely in conjunction with the Crusades (a series of… read analysis of Chivalry

Feudalism

Feudalism was the dominant social and political system in medieval Europe. Roughly speaking, a feudal system is a pyramid-shaped organization of society that emphasizes relationships of reciprocal responsibility. Under this system, the royal family, the… read analysis of Feudalism