Monday, January 5, 2015

Gawain Sections 2 + 3 Questions

  1. Why is there such an elaborate description of the change in the seasons in fytte 2?
  2. What does the armor imagery do?
  3. How does Gawain end up at his destination?  What must he first do before he gets there?
  4. What seems to be significant about the two women Gawain meets at the court?
  5. Why does Gawain linger at the castle in spite of the goal of his journey?
  6. What does Gawain do while his host hunts?  How is all of this structured?
  7. How does everything build (suspense?) during the next two rounds?  

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