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1 Challenge II Objectives: Evaluate the values of knights of the round table (summarize-how people should treat others and responsibilities to country) Define Chivalry and compare to the 3 R’s of our school (respect, ready, responsibility) Identify the connections/conflicts between characters in the Arthurian Legends? List the main themes found in the legend.

2 1 What values does Arthur seem to represent? (look at a. how other people should be treated and b. what responsibilities a person has to their country) value val·ue [val-yoo] noun, verb, -ued, -u·ing. –noun 1. relative worth, merit, or importance: the value of a friendship 2. to consider with respect to worth, excellence, usefulness, or importance. 3. to regard or esteem highly: He values her friendship. Twelve basic rules of the Knights of the Round Table were:   To never lay down arms   To seek after wonders   When called upon, to defend the rights of the weak with all one's strength   To injure no one   Not to attack one another   To fight for the safety of one's country   To give one's life for one's country   To seek nothing before honor   Never to break faith for any reason   To practice religion most diligently   To grant hospitality to anyone, each according to his ability   Whether in honor or disgrace, to make a report with the greatest fidelity to truth to those who keep the annals

3 2-What is chivalry? Is chivalry important today?   Live to serve King and Country.   Live to defend Crown and Country and all it holds dear.   Live one's life so that it is worthy of respect and honor.   Live for freedom, justice and all that is good.   Never attack an unarmed foe.   Never use a weapon on an opponent not equal to the attack.   Never attack from behind.   Avoid lying to your fellow man.   Avoid cheating.   Avoid torture.   Obey the law of king, country, and chivalry.   Administer justice.   Protect the innocent.   Exhibit self control.   Show respect to authority.   Respect women.   Exhibit Courage in word and deed.   Defend the weak and innocent.   Destroy evil in all of its monstrous forms.  Crush the monsters that steal our land and rob our people.  Fight with honor.  Avenge the wronged.  Never abandon a friend, ally, or noble cause.  Fight for the ideals of king, country, and chivalry.  Die with valor.  Always keep one's word of honor.  Always maintain one's principles.  Never betray a confidence or comrade.  Avoid deception.  Respect life and freedom.  Die with honor.  Exhibit manners.  Be polite and attentive.  Be respectful of host, women, and honor.  Loyalty to country, King, honor, freedom, and the code of chivalry.  Loyalty to one's friends and those who lay their trust in thee. chiv·al·ry (sh v l-r ) n. pl. chiv·al·ries 1. The medieval system, principles, and customs of knighthood. 2. The qualities idealized by knighthood, such as bravery, courtesy, honor, and gallantry toward women.

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5 3-Connections and Conflicts Identify the relationships between the main characters in the legend. ConnectionsConflicts Guinevere/LancelotThey are loversThey both love Arthur and do not want to hurt him Morgan Le Fay/MordredThey are mother and son and both want Arthur’s kingdom none Lancelot/ArthurThey are good friendsLancelot betrays Arthur with Guinevere Arthur/Morgan Le FayThey are brother and sister and Mordred’s parents They both want the kingdom Guinevere/ArthurThey are husband and wife Guinevere loves two men Arthur/MordredThey are father and sonBoth of them want the kingdom

6 4 What are the main themes, or main ideas in the Arthurian Legends? Chivalry (Knighthood) Equality (the Round Table) Search for Self/Identity (Quests/Hunts) Faith in God the Highest Spiritual Pursuit (the Holy Grail) Loyalty (the knights loyalty to King Arthur) Birthright/Nobility (the Sword in the Stone) Love and Romance Themes found in the King Arthur Legend


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