Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Themes
Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Principles
Principles Quotes
Rules and Order
Rules and Order Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Respect and Reputation
Respect and Reputation Quotes
Tradition and Customs
Tradition and Customs Quotes
Time
Time Quotes
Awe and Amazement
Awe and Amazement Quotes
The Supernatural
The Supernatural Quotes
Part 1, Lines 1 - 36
Part 1, Lines 37 - 249
Part 1, Lines 250 - 490
Part 2, Lines 491 - 690
Part 2, Lines 691 - 842
Part 2, Lines 842 - 1045
Part 2, Lines 1046 - 1125
Part 3, Lines 1126 - 1318
Part 3, Lines 1319 - 1411
Part 3, Lines 1412 - 1560
Part 3, Lines 1561 - 1689
Part 3, Lines 1690 - 1892
Part 3, Lines 1893 - 1997
Part 4, Lines 1998 - 2211
Part 4, Lines 2212 - 2477
Part 4, Lines 2479 - 2530
Brief Summary
Characters
Sir Gawain
The Green Knight / Lord Bertilak
Lady Bertilak
King Arthur
Morgan le Fay
Character Clues
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Symbolism: The Pentangle
Symbolism: The Color Green
Symbolism: The Green Girdle
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis
Three-Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Study Questions
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
I Wish I Could Root for Him, but I’m in the Black-and-White Knight’s Section
I Wish I Could Root for Him, but I’m in the Black-and-White Knight’s Section Flashcards
I Wish I Could Root for Him, but I’m in the Black-and-White Knight’s Section True or False
It’s Just a Flesh Wound
It’s Just a Flesh Wound Flashcards
It’s Just a Flesh Wound True or False
Essay
Teaching Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Knight on the Hunt for a New Job: The Characteristics of Sir Gawain
There was Meat, There was Mirth, There was Much Joy: Feasting in the Middle Ages
The Medieval Coat of Arms
Gawain in Miniature
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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