- . Devine purpose
- . Structure and Order
- . Sacrifice for the greater good
- . Obedience to your country, do your duty
- Example: Aeneas leaves Dido for greater good.
- A relationship (sometimes unconsummated) between a married noblewoman and a knight.
- . Chivalry
- . Extra Marital
- Example: Don Quixote and Dulcenia
- .Code of conduct followed by Knights
- . Loyalty, prowess & piety
- . All Christian knights are brothers
- .Courtly love
- . The belief that the best possible outcome always occurs.
- . Always optimistic.
- .Pangloss, Candide
- . A romantic philosophy that noble deeds can always be carried out.
- .over idealism