Chivalry In King Arthur

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(A Discussion of Chivalry in King Arthur’s Story)

In the days of King Arthur, there was something called “Chivalry”. It was something used by Knights to instill discipline and honor. These fearless knights were to follow a strict code of conduct. If they didn’t, they were not a true knight. Because of this code of chivalry, their behavior was affected tremendously. It changed the way they acted, thought and lived. In Morte D’Arthur and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, chivalry governed the knights’ behaviors in three ways: their respect towards women, courage, and honor.
In these two selections, chivalry governs the knights’ behavior through their respect towards women. Knights were not allowed to ever be married or in
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