attendance of the
New Year’s Eve feast
Gawain’s acceptance of the
Green Knight’s challenge in
Gawain’s journey to find the Green
Knight one year later Gawain’s decision to stay at Lord
Bertilak’s castle for three days
Gawain’s prayers to God and Mary throughout the poem Gawain’s rejection of Lady
Actions/Decisions of Gawain
Noble/Chivalrous Act of Human
nature x Brief Explanation
Attendance of all events was done out of service and respect for the king
He wanted to help the king out and use it to his advantage to challenge him.
He was honoring his end of the deal he made.
It wasn’t noble because it is an act of human nature to be comfortable instead of rushing to the Green Chapel.
He thought it would be easier with the help of God and
Mary that’s why he prayed.
He was respecting the fact that she was taken.
Gawain’s acceptance of
Lady Bertilak’s kisses Gawain’s acceptance of
Lord Bertilack’s three day deal
Gawain’s choice to keep the green girdle a secret
She was taken by the Lord.
He was getting the hunted animals that the lord would hunt in a day.
He did it so he could be safe, being worried about your safety is a recurring thing in human nature.
He was supposed to get hit to
flinching at the first wave of the