Class 5 is discovering one of the great works of the „father of
American Literature” Mark Twain (1835-1910).
This story is an early example of time travel in literature. The
novel is about Hank Morgan, a 19th century citizen of Connecticut,
who wakes up to find himself in Medieval England, at the time of King
It contains many anachronisms and is a satire of the idea of chivalry and
the romantic ideas of the Middle Ages. It presents people of that age as
naive or foolish and full of superstitions. Hank Morgan the Yankke, tries
to teach them modern ideas and educate them. Welcome to the land of King Arthur!