Twain on Power and Knowledge

Discusses how Mark Twain showed that knowledge is power in “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.

Everyone loves a fantasy, from the story of Cinderella to political satires, such as Gulliver’s Travels”. Mark Twain created a remarkable novel, “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court”, in which he combined fantasy with political satire and gave the reader not only an entertaining story, but also food for thought regarding power and knowledge, technology and personal ambition.