Similarities Between Sir Gawain And Morte D Arthur

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In “Gawain and the Green Knight”, and “Morte D'Arthur”, two knights disobey a grand code which was followed in the middle ages, this code was called chivalry, this behavioral code was mainly followed by knights and nobles who showed; honest, loyalty, and a well-known code for courtesy to women, and respectful nature as the most important is to not have an romantic affair towards married woman. This code was highly valued to the people of England, but the two knights, Sir Gawain and Sir Bedivere both went away from tradition for the their own good and the moral good, but they also shown their good share of chivalry.
In “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” a knight of the round table was challenged by the Green Knight who disrespected his King and the Kingdom on which they reside, after completing the challenge he went in search of the Green Chapel where he would complete the other part of the challenge. Instead, he found lord who gave him refuge inside he’s on castle with one unusual proposition he gave to him, which was to exchange what …show more content…

Arthur is wounded badly, and only Bedivere and Lucan are to his aid. After leaving the battlefield, looters quickly arrive taking the fallen knights accessories and valuables, as well as Sir Lucan dying from a stab wound. Arthur hears the moans of the dying knights outside and wants Bedivere to throw the sword away, at first Bedivere hides the sword away, saying: “If I throw this rich sword in the water, thereof shall never come good, but harm and loss” (Malory 182). Showing that showed that he wasn’t following his code of chivalry, breaking the code of loyalty, then lying to his king two times by saying that he did the deed his king requested. After his threat to him Bedivere he finally listened to his King, throwing it away to be taken by the Lady of the

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