Paper 1

Paper 1

Kelsey Miller

Marty Knepper

ENGL 344


Conventional paper 1

Parallels between the Hunting, Bedroom Scenes, and the Ending up in the Green Dark night In Sir Gawain plus the Green Knight, an epic history exposes a man's voyage of credibility, morals, and honor. Sir Gawain welcomes a challenge while using Green Knight in place of his uncle King Arthur. He aims on his voyage to uphold his contract to the Green Knight facing many challenging decisions as you go along. As a result if perhaps his decisions, he is noticeable with a scar tissue and would wear a girdle to show his dishonesty. It is just a visible prompt to Sir Gawain that honor does not always shield the basic man emotions a single feels. The sin taints his reverance and he's caused to manage his life as a observe to his weaknesses. To start, the dark night seeks shelter in the fort of Bertilak. There he makes a manage Bertilak. Bertilak is to proceed hunting in the morning while Friend Gawain naps. When Bertilak returns, he is to give Gawain what he has caught that working day in return for what Gawain has for his own look that working day. During the first hunt, King Bertilak sets out to hunt the female deer. They are really surprised by the huntsmen's hounds. As the cry proceeded to go up the crazy creatures quaked. The deer in the dale, / quiver with dislike hurtled to high ground… (1150-52). Back again at the castle, Lady Bertilak seeks away Sir Gawain. Like the deer, Gawain is usually surprised by the Lady. He is unsure why Lady Bertilak is in his room. And even though snoozing this individual heard a slyly produced sound,

the sigh of a door moving slowly apart.

From under the bedding he brings up his head

and elevates the corner of the curtain a bit

wondering warily what it may be.

It was she, the lady, seeking her loveliest,

most gently and craftily closing the door,

nearing your bed. (1182-89)

This means that Gawain too, is definitely prey to be caught. Gawain even identifies himself as a " prisoner” (1219) as well as the Lady calls him " the man I have pinned” (1225). The language further shows the parallels among...