I read Sir Gawain and the Green Knight too, and we discussed it in class... so personally, I think the answer to your question is no. My teacher said that the Pearl Poet (author) was trying to satirize the concept of the "perfect knight in shining armor".
By sacrificing his freedom as a bachelor and marry the ugliest woman on Earth just to save the life of his beloved cousin, King Arthur.
Very much indeed. The design on his shield (a 5-sided star) reasonably symbolized his five virtues: honesty, purity, compassion, frankness, and fellowship.
conveys a sense of the supernatural?
NO the people who get to uphold the codes of chivalry are Sir Gawain the Green Knight
Knights were supposed to uphold honour and be chivalrous. They swear fealty to their king or liege lord and are expected to keep the peace of the lands. In times of war, knights would be expected to ride under the banner of their kings and defend their lands. Knights who own land are also expected to look after their subjects.
Uphold is the correct spelling.
Uphold the Law.
The past tense of uphold is upheld.
It is important to uphold the law.
A synonym for "uphold" is "maintain" or "support."
Break is one. As in Uphold the Law/Break the Law.
There are two syllables in uphold. (up-hold)
Knights had a lot of duties, first was to uphold the knight's code and be an example for the people of Camelot. Another was to serve as soldiers/bodyguards for the royal family or to escort or protect visiting dignitaries. Knights, particularly the Knight's of the round table, also serve as the King's personal council. Advising him on the matters of the countries and such although the last decision was the king's alone.
Operation Uphold Democracy happened on 1994-09-19.
Yes, when he is sworn into office he swears to uphold the Constitution.