Due before class Sept. 4/Sept. 5.
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1. Compare the attitudes toward knighthood and chivalry in the romances Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (p. 229) and Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur (p. 216). How does each romance address the knightly values of courage, loyalty , and courtesy?
2. The legends of King Arthur and his knights remain enduringly popular in English literature. What aspects of the legends continue to resonate with contemporary readers? How do Arthur and his knights embody the ideals of character and leadership?