The Scarlet Pimpernel Analysis

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In the book, The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy, one of the main themes is loyalty. In the Scarlet Pimpernel, different kinds of loyalty are seen especially from Sir Percy's men and Chauvelin's men. Sir Percy's men are loyal to him because they love him, are inspired by him, and because they are respected by Sir Percy. Chauvelin's men are loyal because they fear him, he promises money, and because he threatens them. One example of the different loyalty Percy's men and Chauvelin's men have is that Percy's men are motivated by love while Chauvelin's men are motivated by fear. On page 248, Chauvelin orders his men harshly and strictly to not let anyone leave the hut by saying, "[...]_I ordered you to let no man escape!" Because Chauvelin's

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