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Essay | Becket- Honor

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Becket- Honor

Summary: This essay discusses the prevalent theme of honor in "Becket" by Jean Anouil.
What seems to be the most prevalent theme in "Becket" is honor. While reading the play, one is forced to ask the question, "What is honor"" Acording to Thomas Becket, "Honor is a private matter within; it's an idea, and every man has his own version of it." This becomes evident when comparing Becket with his decadent comrade, King Henry. One is able to question the honor of Thomas Becket in examining his friendship with the king. According to the play, Becket was a Saxon, a group of people who were unliked and conquered by the Normans. Becket collaberated with his king because, as he said, "I adore hunting, and only the Normans and their proteges had the right to hunt. I adore luxury, and luxury was Norman. I adore life, and the Saxons' only birthright was slaughter." Can honor be found in this betrayal of Becket's heritage...

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