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Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL8821365M
ISBN 101586634895
ISBN 109781586634896

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Similarly, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight puts a moral lesson into a luxurious wrapper: In between the high fantasy, the sparkling jewels, and the gilded armor is a sharp exploration of virtue, temptation, and human nature. Gawain's toughest battle is not with the monsters in the wilderness, but with his lovely and refined hostess; he fights. Spark Notes Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Study Guide Edition. by Anonymous (Author), SparkNotes Editors (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. /5(2). LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Chivalry King Arthur ’s court at Camelot is defined by a chivalrous code, in which fighting spirit, bravery and courtesy are vital to a man’s character and standing, and cowardice is looked down. The next day, Gawain anxiously leaves his new friends to go and face the Green Knight at the Green Chapel. The lord sends a servant with him to show him the way and the pair soon arrive at a forest, where the servant tries to dissuade Gawain from facing the Green Knight. But Gawain doesn’t want to be a coward. He goes on alone.

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