Vengeance In Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte D Arthur

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A desire for vengeance brings about many of the conflicts that drive the plot in Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur. Sir Gawain in particular stirs up a lot of drama with his endless quarrel with Sir Launcelot. The knights of the round table are seemingly infatuated with the concept of seeking revenge on behalf of their brothers and comrades, but could this infatuation be more harmful than honorable? Perhaps the knights would have been better off without such vengeful inclinations behind their actions. For example, Sir Gawain abandons all reason on his mission to avenge his dead brothers. He disregards the well-being of King Arthur and the kingdom when he puts his need to challenge Sir Launcelot above all else. Launcelot gives Gaiwan

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