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    Sir Gawain - The Noble Knight Sir Gawain is a nephew of King Arthur and the brother of Sir Gaheris and Sir Gareth. In the poem he is described by the author as "the good knight" and "most courteous" (1. 109,639). His character is shown through supernatural tests when he steps in for King Arthur and takes the challenge of the Green Knight on himself. Then his second test in the poem is to withstand the lust of the Green Knight's wife. Both of these challenges Sir Gawain passes, and

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    The Noble Knight in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight In the poem "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight," the protagonist, Gawain, illustrates deep down nobility and honesty to himself and everyone that he comes in contact with. Gawain is a good man whose only crime is berating himself all too much, therefore making both statements about him somewhat true true. Like every human he makes mistakes and must grow from them, yet for Gawain, a flaw is not acceptable and he believes that one failure makes

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    telling lies aren't always a bad thing and can be very useful in certain circumstances, for a noble lie told for the greater good can serve a great service. Walter White, of the Emmy-Award winning drama Breaking Bad, is a newly diagnosed cancer patient who has to lie to his family about his newfound income after he begins to produce and sell methamphetamine. In the Oscar-Award winning film The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne, as his alter-ego Batman, and Commissioner Jim Gordon have to lie to the citizens

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    Dame Lyonet and Dame Lyonesse

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    Lyonet was mentioned in the tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney. In this tale Lyonet was sent to find a noble knight to rescue her sister from the Red Knight of the Red Launds.When she came to King Arthur’s court to ask of such a knight to aid her, a man to the name of Sir Beaumains asked to be the one to rescue the sister of Lyonet. At this point of the tale Sir Beaumains was considered to be not as noble as Lyonet had wanted. Beaumains wouldn’t leave her on her journey back to her sister. Lyonet kept

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    Dame Ragnell and Alison's Tale

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    overlook. It is very possible that Alison's tale is a custom tailored version of the Dame Ragnell story. The knight in "The Wife of Bath's Tale" is portrayed as a selfish hedonist whose behavior is anything but courteous. It seems as if Alison twists the story of Dame Ragnell to suit her own selfish needs and makes the point that "men are scum" for her tale begins with a noble knight of king Arthur's court raping a maiden: And so bifel it that King Arthour Hadde in his hous a lusty bacheler

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    The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell

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    story, we see Sir Gawain as a charismatic, willing and noble knight who will do anything for his king. We also see Dame Ragnell as the "loathly lady" who asks from King Arthur for Sir Gawain to marry her. Dame Ragnell sees that Sir Gawain is the best and most handsome knight in King Arthur's court and would like to marry only him. The story begins with King Arthur hunting in the forest of Ingleswood. He strays away from all of his knights and is in the middle section of the forest by himself.

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    Labyrinth and Star Wars

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    times throughout the movie, but in the end he proves himself to be more than a traitorous coward. Ludo is a yeti and despite looking vicious is a gentle and caring monster. Ludo also has the power to control rocks. Sir Didymis is a loudmouthed, but noble knight who displays his valor throughout the movie. The four heroes manage to fight their way through the perilous labyrinth. The Goblin King Jareth is defeated and Sarah’s brother Toby is saved. Though the characters in this movie seemed to be nothing

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    a cathedral in Canterbury. The Squire, opposed to the Knight, goes for a vacation instead of religious purposes. His intent is not as genuinand pure as his father's. Though the Knight and the Squire are from the same feudal class and vocation, they differ in the fact that the Knight represents how society should have been; and the Squire depicts an accurate portrayal of how it actually was.Chivalry, heroism, and modesty delineate the Knight, whose upright standards and principles illustrate a true

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    characters introduced is the Knight. Chaucer refers to the Knight as “a most distinguished man” and, indeed, his sketch of the Knight is highly complimentary.  Another Knight seen in the “Canterbury Tales” is the rapist knight in the Wife of Bath’s Tale, who is not a very noble knight and doesn’t follow a chivalric code. This knight seems more realistic as opposed to the stereotypical ideal knight that Chaucer describes in the Prologue. It is hard to believe that such a  perfect knight existed during that

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    Medieval Era: Knights, Chivalry, and Morals

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    there lived many knights. Whom of which lived their everyday life based on the quintessence of chivalry; fair play, courtesy, valor, loyalty, honor, largess, and piety. Without these admirable traits, the righteous knights like the ones from Chaucer’s “The Prologue” and “The Knight’s Tale” wouldn’t be able to call themselves knights in the first place. Unlike the other two knights, the knight from Chaucer’s “The Wife of Bath Tale” doesn’t wield an ample amount of chivalry. The knight from The Wife

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    King Arthur

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    after a white hart, a brachet, and a knight and a damsel. The Magic of Nimue and Morgana Le Fae- Nimue puts Merlin in a deep sleep in a tower where he cannot get out. Arthur’s sister Morgana Le Fae, tricks him into doing battle against his own knight who has his sword, Excalibur. While he is sleeping, she steals his magic scabbard and throws it into the lake. Book II: The Knights of the Round Table Sir Gawain and the Green Knight- The Green Knight makes a deal with Gawain who must meet

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    The Most Noble Order of the Garter

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    The Most Noble Order of the Garter History Of Orders: The secular orders of chivalry that came about in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries were fundamentally based on the idea of religious expression, social valor, and virtue. These institutions, “recycled some of the trappings of the original orders of chivalry, but with the aim to create a close knit and devoted circle of noblemen around the person of the sovereign” (Saintry). An order is an award or symbol of great authority and mark

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    the character of the Knight and the other characters that appear in the Knight’s story, Chaucer exhibits chivalry, and those who love and embody it. However, throughout the tale, there is the question as to whether chivalry is as honorable as it sounds, or if Chaucer is mocking those who strive towards it. Chaucer gives a description of the Knight himself in the General Prologue, and it seems that the Knight fits the classic image of chivalry. Including chivalry, the Knight is said to love “trouthe

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    Samurai Vs Knights Essay

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    The main idea about this essay is about knights and samurai. The essential question is were the similarities between samurai and knights greater than the differences? The thesis statement is the similarities between samurai and knights were greater than the differences. The first topic is the characteristics of the samurai. The question is: what were the characteristics of the samurai and samurai culture? The thesis is: the samurai were a warrior culture that was unique in Japan. The

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    Becoming A Knight Essay

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    How to Become a Knight at Medieval Times Do you remember as a kid you dressing up as a knight, imagining saving someone from a castle from a dragon? Haven’t you always been fascinated by the image of the "Knight in shining armor?" Who hasn't wondered what it was really like to live the life of a knight? Sadly real knights from the Middle Ages aren’t about rescuing people from dragons. This guide will teach you all about how to be a successful knight in European history, the Middle Ages, or Medieval

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    Fedualism

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    was the Feudal System and how it worked. According to book Medieval World: Feudalism, The feudal system was a system that was a way to describe the way power was exercised during that time. The Feudal System consisted of Lords, Noblemen, Vassals, Knights and Stated by World Book Online, Feudalism came after Charlemagne's Death. After he died, Europe was divided into kingdoms, but the kings had little control over their kingdoms. So then the vassals became rulers of their own land, thus creating

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    The ideals of chivalry are inextricably linked with the medieval period, and even today it is an ideal we still pay lip service to. Many historians however have questioned whether the knights and nobility of the time actually took it any more seriously than we do. Johan Huizinga described it as “a cloak for a whole world of violence and self-interest” , an “illusion of society [that] clashed with the reality of things” , and in our rather cynical age, this is probably the predominant view of the

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    The Importance of Order in Knight's Tale Chaucer claims to place the Knight's Tale just after the General Prologue by chance, the drawing of lots. The Knight draws the short straw, and all are glad for it. The appropriateness of his lengthy tale to follow is clear on some levels, and barely perceptible on others. I intend to launch my investigation of the Knight's Tale with a scrutiny of these three statements, and perhaps we shall find an interesting conclusion in this, albeit a disputable

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    samurai and knights

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    their lands to lesser nobles, in exchange for military service. The nobles trained warriors to fight for their land. In exchange for land or food, the warriors swore loyalty to their noble. The warriors of Europe were the knights, where the warriors of Japan were the samurai. Samurai and Knights, where the similarities greater than the differences? Samurai and knights are more similar in these three areas, training, armor, social structure, and honor code. The training of knights and samurai are actually

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    accounts of the chivalrous lives of gentlemen, the Knight¹s Tale proves to be more than a tragically romantic saga with a happy ending. For beneath this guise lies an exploration into the trifling world of the day¹s aristocratic class. Here, where physical substance is superseded by appearance, reality gives way to disillusioned canon and emotion is sacrificed for honor. Naïve idealism emerges as the dominant characteristic of the seemingly flawless knight and we, as the reader, are asked to discern

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