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    In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Sir Gawain went through test’s to test his worthy and his knight traits. Gawain suffered through the tests. In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight there are three major tests references according to the theme; however, Gawain accepts the Green Knight challenge, also Gawain struggles by proving himself, but Gawain also didn’t allow the lord’s wife seduce him. Gawain accepts the Green Knight’s challenge and then tried to cut off the Green Knight head. However, it was hard to believe the Green Knight survived the blow. Sir Gawain met the Green Knight for his beheading. Sir Gawain tried his best to search for the Green Chapel. When he finally found it he didn’t leave until he completed his challenge. Sir Gawain…

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    A true knight of the round table was defined by his honor and his ability to be a noble warrior. To be commended in such high prestige, one had to abide by a strict code of ethics. This code of chivalry included perseverance, courage, humility, respect, courtesy, and loyalty. Men who could openly live by these virtues were worthy enough to be held in high esteem by the medieval society. In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a newly appointed knight of King Arthur’s court aspires to follow the…

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a piece of literature that was written sometime between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a chivalric romance tale and is an incredibly well-known story. This story combines an abundance of folklore motifs and one motif that is used repeatedly is the color green. The color green is said to represent a number of things from nature to death and also to the devil. The tale enforces many Christian beliefs and is the…

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    In the medieval story of “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” the presence of unintentional doings due to Sir Gawain’s impetuousness is displayed continuously throughout the epic. Opposing views claim that Sir Gawain was in fact, aware of the outcomes as a result of his actions and calculated thoughts. There certainly might be evidence to this claim such as the following statement made by Gawain, “such a foolish affair is fitting for a king, so; being first to come forward, it should fall to me”…

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Throughout Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, there are many virtues as a knight that Sir Gawain displays. Of these traits, his bravery is the most prominent. In the beginning we are introduced to a celebration of the Christmastide in Camelot. This celebration consisted of the most honorable men in the land, which included Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s nephew. Gawain’s first test in bravery began when the celebration was interrupted by a man who sat atop a green horse.…

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    The Different Representations in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a storytelling that belongs to the Middle Ages and the Arthurian tradition. “the romance, like its literary descendant, was often used by writers from the twelfth century on to state in various ways some of the issues that then seemed currently important” (Silverstein 260). This type of literature introduces the romance through the courtly love and the chivalry. The story is based on motifs from…

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    and achieve perfection. Sir Gawain, a knight from King Arthur's court Camelot, is proclaimed a perfect knight after his tempting journey. In the well-known poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, this acclaimed knight’s commitment to following the Code of Chivalry was tested for a whole year. Significantly, in the poem, the Green Knight arrives in Camelot and challenges the knights to a dare,…

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    In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Morgan le Fay and Lady Bertilak stand as a threat to the male dominated society order of chivalry. Morgan le Fay told Lady Bersilak to seduce Lord Bersilak because she wants to test if the knights of King Arthur’s court really follow the code of chivalry closely. By taking the girdle presented to him from Lady Bersilak, the girdle represents as a symbol of shame for Gawain because he violated the chivalric code of honor as he subdued to her seduction.…

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    “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” is a heroic poem that sends Sir Gawain on a quest to defeat the Green Knight in order to gain honour upon return. During his journey, he faces many challenges, but he never loses his faith in God until it comes to live or death decision where he relies on magic. The poem is a classic chivalric ideology and the perfect example, with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table having those traits. Despite the fact that this is a chivalric poem the main focus is…

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a Middle English Arthurian romance. It is a a story of a knight’s attributes that display chivalry – courage, honor, purity, courtesy – and the test of those. The introduction of the poem forms a historical background which makes it easier for many of the poem’s themes to be introduced. The action of the poem opens at Camelot on New Year’s Day. Arthur maintains the tradition of refusing to eat until he sees or hears of a great adventure. This is when the…

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