On page 36, the weather outside is described as "foggier yet, and colder. Piercing, searching, biting cold." What figurative lan
guage is used and what purpose does it serve? Onomatopoeia - it helps the reader hear how loud the weather is outside
Personification - it helps the reader feel like the cold weather is attacking the people outside
This is because Le Morte d'Arthur is full of melancholy inducing moments due to the fact that everything will fall apart at a certain point. Arthur's death, and his loss, is inevitable, so is the fall of Camelot, and of his Knights of the Round Table.