The Knightly Code of Loyalty

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The Knightly Code of Loyalty is reflected in the modern book Breaking Dawn and the modern movie A Bug's Life. In Breaking Dawn, loyalty is reflected through Jacob Black who remains loyal to his wolf pack, the Cullens, Bella, and his true love, Renesmee. Loyalty is the feeling of devotion one holds for ones country, creed, family, and friends(dictionary.com). It is remaining faithful to what you believe in. In King Arthurs time, the knights followed strict rules of chivalry, honor, bravery, and loyalty. Jacob Black is a Quileute Indian who is part of a legend. Jacob is a half human who transforms into a wolf during times of anger and fighting. He is only able to be a wolf during most of his young adult life. During this time, he must track vampires with the rest of his pack as these wolves were sent to do this job. However, he forces himself to stay away from the Cullens, vampires, because of his love and loyalty to Bella. This love turns sour when Edward Cullen is forced to turn his wife, Bella, into a vampire. Jacob hates Edward for what he has done to Bella and in a spur-of-the-moment decision makes up his mind that Edward should be killed. He is so furious he does not even bother to learn the reasons Edward has done this act. Jacob goes to the Cullens' house, where his whole life is about to change. "The gravity of the earth no longer tied me to the place where I stood. It was the baby that held me here now. Renesmee" (Breaking Dawn,shmoop.com). As soon as he sets eyes on the precious, half-vampire, he knows Renesmee is his soul mate Smith 2 He forgives Bella and Edward and becomes extremely close to Renes... ... middle of paper ... ...ted A Bug's Life. . Jacob Black (Quileute Tribe). Adriana Balkish . Jacob Black. . Knights. . Knights Code of Chivalry. . Loyalty. 21 May 2010 . Medieval Knights. . Medieval Chivalry. . Meyers, Stephanie. "Breaking Dawn." 22 May 2010. New York: Little Brown and Company. August 2008. Pixar. A Bug's Life. .
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