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Courage In Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

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In the beginning after the war the king sets up a face and invites everyone. So as the have Sir Gawain. But Sir Gawain asks the Green Knight to challenge him instead because he the weakest. “Knight most courteous, you claim a fair, un armored fight. We’ll see you have the same” Pg.39 line #275-278 “So at Christmas in the court I lay down a challenge: if a person here present, with these premises is big or bold or red blooded enough to strike me one stroke and be stuck in return” Sir Gawain starting to can courage because when he takes up the challenge against the Green Knight for the King. While he thinks he could challenge the green knight, everyone else disagrees but he thinks that since he is a knight that he should be more courageous.
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