CODE OF CHIVALRY:
Swear allegiance To a lord.
Fight to Uphold Christianity.
Seek to Redress all wrongs.
Honor truth By word and deed.
Are Faithful to one lady.
Act with Bravery, courtesy, and modesty.
COMMON FEATURES OF MEDIEVAL ROMANCES:
Idealized Noble characters.
A hero´s Journey or quest.
Supernatural Or magical elements.
Unusual or Exotic settings.
COMIC STRATEGIES THE WRITER USES
Verbal humor, Such as exaggerated descriptions, puns, and irony.
Language That imitates the style of a chivalric romance.
Absurd Situations that parallel the actions of a chivalric hero.
TEXT ANALYSIS: PARODY
A parody is A comic imitation of another work or of a type of literature. A parody may Include the same archetypes, or common features, of traditional romances, but It turns the reader´s understanding of the archetypes inside out. This excerpt portrays A ridiculous hero on a hopeless quest.