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    The Knights Of The Round Table were King Arthurs protectors. They were men of courage, honor, dignity, courtesy, and nobleness. They protected ladies and damsels, honored and fought for kings, and undertook dangerous quests. The first knight at the table was named Lancelot. Lancelot is the son of King Ban and a woman named Elaine. But Lancelot wasn’t as honorable as people said he was. Lancelot spends a lot of time proving he is a good knight, and when he arrives to King Arthur's court he falls in love with King Arthur's wife, Guinevere. Guinevere does not at first respond to Lancelot's advances, but eventually gives in to his request. Another Knight of the Round table is Gawain. Gawain is generally said to be the nephew of Arthur. His parents were Lot of Orkney and Morgause. In the English tradition Gawain is more known to be the principal hero and the exemplar of courtesy and chivalry. The accidental Death of Gawain’s brothers at Sir Lancelot’s hands made Gawain become enemy’s with his once…

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    For my paper I chose “The Knights of the Round Table”. I chose that group because I remember as a little kid stories that my parents and grandparents told me about them. I remember watching a cartoon that was made just for them. King Arthur was a legendary king in the mythology of Great Britain. He owned a mythical sword which people called Excalibur. The famous story is that he retrieved that sword from the rock because he was worthy of it. The Knights of the Round Table were characters in the…

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    bravest Knights of the Round Table and was a close friend of King Arthur. “ Now I don't know about you but if I hear something like this then it makes me think right away if this knight truly deserved his place at the round table and that is what i'll be discussing today. So the first thing you have to know about sir galahad is he was supposed to be the noblest, he was one of the knights that went on the quest for the holy grail, and finally he was brave. It's strange to think that a knight…

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    established the code of chivalry and the round table. King Arthur was the man who founded the Knights of the Round Table. Merlin and the lady of the like helped King Arthur become the hero and continuing legend he is today. King Arthurs right hand man Merlin helped king Arthur by helping discover the first Excalibur. After many years of searching Merlin took King Arthur to the lady of the lake, and she then gave King Arthur the real Excalibur. King Arthur was said to have the same or a little…

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    Throughout Sir Thomas Malory’s epic romance, Le Morte D’Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table repeatedly find themselves pressured to behave in ways that are contradictory to their knightly code . The restrictive social structure of Camelot, along with the problematic nature of the Pentecostal Oath , produces a paradoxical environment where knights find themselves compromised by opposing obligations and expectations. For example, King Arthur’s finest knight, Sir Launcelot, is compelled to go…

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    “The code of chivalry emphasized bravery, military skill, generosity in victory, piety, and courtesy to women”(Hirsch). The story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is surrounded by hundreds of different tales telling of the various attributes of a number of different Knights, including the King himself. One element that is present in every tale told of these knights is chivalry. King Arthur demanded of his knights that they follow the code of chivalry while on their adventures.…

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    more differently than they were in the Arthurian Times. In The Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green. Women throughout the story are either depicted as damsels in distress, untrustworthy, or magical prophets. Throughout the story women are in need of help from King arthur and his Knights. These damsels in distress show up in the kingdom needing some assistance or are there to deliver a message that needs to be addressed by the strongest chivalrous knights. “ There came riding…

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    King Arthur is a British leader who fought against Saxon invaders.He became king by taking a sword out of the stone,he didn't know about the prophecy and became a king.The sword that Arthur pulled out is Excalibur.King Arthur was a king that helped the british to succeed during the battle of the Saxon. King Arthur made a system of Knights of the Round Table to give an oath and make rules.King Arthur was the one who invited the knight Lancelot and added him to The Round Table. …

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    In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the Green Knight is Bertilak of Hautdesert, the lord of the house in which Gawain lodges in the story, and his purpose was to challenge to the Knights of the Round Table in order to test their mettle. In the story, the Green Knight comes to Camelot with a challenge for the knights of the Round Table. One of them must take his axe and cut off his head, and if they cannot, they must meet him in a year and let him try and cut of their head. King Arthur rises to…

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    In Green Knight and Arthur there are many time where the knights in the story show chivalry. There are other people such as Markman rejects mythic or supernatural interpretations of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, suggesting instead that the poem focuses on "its human hero" as an exemplar of virtue and achievement as opposed to the view of chivalry. In the beginning of Green Knight we see that Gawain has shown chivalry when he chooses to take the place of Arthur. In the end of Green Knight we…

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