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1. How long does Gawain stay at Bertilak’s castle?

2. Who wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight?

3. What classical city is mentioned at the beginning and end of the poem?

4. During whose reign does the poem take place?

5. Next to whom does Gawain sit at the New Year’s feast?

6. What is the name of Gawain’s horse?

7. What animal does the host hunt on the second day?

8. What color is Gawain’s surcoat?

9. Where is Gawain supposed to find the Green Knight?

10. What is the Green Knight’s real name?

11. What is Bertilak’s wife’s true name?

12. What four men does Gawain compare himself to in Part 4?

13. How many points does the star on Gawain’s shield have?

14. What happens to the Green Knight’s first axe?

15. What love token does the lady first offer Gawain?

16. How much time does Gawain have to locate the Green Knight?

17. Which of the following is an example of alliteration?

18. What weapon does the Green Knight have in Part 4?

19. During what century was Sir Gawain and the Green Knight composed?

20. Why does Gawain refuse the lady’s advances?

21. How many kisses does Gawain receive from the lady on the second day?

22. What is the name of the court where Gawain first meets the Green Knight?

23. What is Gawain’s relationship to King Arthur?

24. Why does Gawain take the lady’s green girdle?

25. What does Bertilak’s castle appear to be made of when Gawain first sees it?

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Ya miss something, SparkNotes

by Captain_Goomboss, November 17, 2014

Ya miss something, SparkNotes. First you say that the Green Knight dismounts his horse to be decapitated, then you say he didn't fall off of his horse. You should have said "he didn't fall onto the ground as expected."


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