And lastly, the knight also strongly feels that any proper person should display courtesy and elegance at all times. Another aspect of this character's life which makes him seem too prestigious to be truthful is his impressive military career. He fought in the holy war, known as the Crusades and was involved in 15 "mortal battles." In the prologue, the narrator informs the reader that "Ful worthy was he in his lordes werre,/And therto hadde he riden, no man ferre,/As wel in Cristendom as hethenesse,/And ever honoured for his worthinesse.
His Knight can do no wrong: he is an outstanding warrior who has fought for the 'true faith' (according to Chaucer) on three continents. In the midst of all this, however, Chaucer's Knight remains modest and polite. Thus we see him as the embodiment of the traditional chivalric code: bold and fearless on the battlefield, devout and courteous off it. Apart from the moral message contained in the story, perhaps this tale of Chaucer's is of even further interest to modern-day readers. In our twentieth-century America, we would like to think that we simply don't have enough people in our society who we can liken to Chaucer's Knight.
Not only his strength but his faith in God guided him through his battles. He chose to protect first and as a young warrior fought to win. A great king is someone who must be for the people, must be liked by the people, kind, generous, brave, and a great leader who attract many followers. Throughout the progress of Beowulf taking over the kingdom these are all the qualities that made him the person that he was. He cared for the people even until his death, and fought the enemies so that his kingdom would be safe.
Huxley utilizes these plot types to provide insight into his characters, allowing the reader to view them in different situations, while managing to connect all of the different occurrences together to form a clear and purposeful structure to his novel. An episodic plot is made of a series of incidents that may not appear to be directly connected, save for a common factor that may unite them all. This factor is usually a character, or a theme, and Huxley uses both to relate his occurrences to one another. Throughout his story, he provides separate episodes in the life of Lenina, Bernard, and John. These characters are the uniting factors, because they interact with each other and are part of each others life later within the novel.
The plot presents events to the characters and there reaction is based on their personality traits and the setting. Together the plot, characters, theme and setting make up the context of a story. They create the substance readers are looking for in a good story. Regardless of the order of events, it is the context that sets a good story a part from others.
All of them are seeking a certain shrine for spiritual cleansing, and relief. The journey was to be long, but in the end it would all be worth it. Chaucer's social views and prejudices are revealed through his description of the pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer presents a very positive picture of the pilgrims in the ruling class. For example, when describing the personality of the Knight, he refers to him as being honorable, truthful, chivalrous, courteous, brave, and gentle.
King Arthur praises the excellent swordsmanship of Lancelot. All the things shows Lancelot is prowess, faithful and humility. In this movie, Lancelot is the character who shows the good quality of a knight according to the code of chivalry. Lancelot is loyalty, brave, and he has prowess, faith and humility. People can learn from that knight is a well-respected occupation in the society in medieval time, and the standard to be a knight is also really strict.
Chaucer's society represents every social class. In doing so, it shows what it takes to actually make a society function. The different people carry different stories to share. These stories carry lessons learned in hopes of sharing them with others so that they may not end up in the same predicaments. After all, that is the main point of sharing stories, isn't it?
A book is not possible without characters. Stories are given purpose and meaning by their characters, bringing the reader through their struggles and triumphs. The characters are the conduit from which the reader experiences the story in a book. In order to have a successful novel the writer must have a wonderful cast of developed and plausible characters. The keys to writing successful characters and mastering the techniques of character development are: knowing everything about the characters as if they were a real person including traits and appearances, researching how the characters live and their situations, how the characters relates to the plot including rational decision making and the driving forces for the characters, and finally emotional growth of the characters, otherwise known as a character arcs.
He describes his fighting ability by conquering France bravely. His religiousness and mercifulness is shown when he says, “in the name of god”. The administrative skills and responsibility of King Henry V is great. Henry V was a wild youth but now he has become a mature and wise king to be remembered at all times by people who are in despair and need of inspiration.