Welcome to Week 11

Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

Study Guide

  1. What is the importance of the holly-branch in the Green Knight’s hand?
  2. What does the adoption of the green girdle by Sir Gawain’s fellow knights signify?
  3. What does Sir Gawain and the Green Knight teach about chivalric virtues such as generosity, love for one’s fellow man, spiritual purity, courtesy, and mercy?