Robin Hood Personality

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Robin Hood represents his heroic personality through his friend and all the people that surround him. Without his friend, he would not achieve anything and his story would be lost. In here, Robin Hood is attached to the second point in the narrative framework that is mentioned in The Robin Hood Principle “The outlaw hero has sympathy and support from one or more social groups who form a resistant community” (Seal, 74). People that live around Robin Hood make a difference in his heroic paper, and “he is deeply moved by the plights of the sorrowful knight Sir Richard of the Lea, the minstrel Allan a Dale, [and his trust wording friend Little John] … among others” (Cech, 12). When Robin Hood met Little John, he began a fight in which one he lost, …show more content…
Robin won the trust of all his men, but Little John’s is the greatest than any other because he became Robin Hood’s best friend and second hand. Little John plays an important role for Robin Hood. Making a comparison they are like the bow and arrow. Little John is the one that gives the strength and the support that Robin Hood needs as the bow gives to the arrow, while Robin Hood is the arrow that always strikes in the center very fast. Even in the moment of Robin Hood’s death Little John was there giving support and strength to his master while Robin Hood “[asked] him since what time … had thought of doing harm to women, even in vengeance” (Pyle, 325). Throughout the whole adventures of Robin Hood there were characteristics that make Robin Hood being a hero. This was possible because of the help of friends like Little John that would sacrifice his life for his master. Little John and friends were one of the keys for Robin Hood to be a hero because of the friendship, and trust to their master but more important to the cause they were fighting …show more content…
When the band found Alan a Dale, he was crying and suffering of a situation of which he was the victim. Allan a Dale had a girlfriend named Ellen. They were having the best time of their life. As soon as Ellen’s father knew about it, he decided to separated them. He wants her daughter to marry a rich, and powerful men with a high social status. Then will Scarlet decided to take him to Robin Hood’s place trying to get something away from him, but instead of that Robin Hood saw that the boy was in need. As a result, he decided to help him to get what he most love in the world. When Robin Hood saw Allan a Dale was described as “A young face, … a kind face. Tis like a maiden’s for purity, and withal, the fairest that e’er mine eyes did see” (Pyle, 133). The description of Allan a Dale was a part of Robin Hood’s younger life. Allan a Dale was part of an injustice; Ellen’s father was the tyrant that wanted to take advantage of her daughter to get a higher social status. Robin Hood was part of a similar situation where someone was taking advantage of the power he or she owned. This lead Robin Hood to take the life of an outlaw because he realized that rich people take advantages leaving the poor always on the bottom of the social structure without any possibility to go up. Also, Allan a Dale was an extension of all merry men’s personality because he’s

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