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Parallels in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Summary: Examines the epic adventure Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Describes parallels that can be drawn from the three temptations and hunting scenes and the three blows exchanged by the Green Knight.
There are many parallels that can be drawn from the three temptations and hunting scenes and the three blows exchanged by the Green Knight. All of these scenes are interlocked together in the way that Gawain's quest is told and his trails he endures leading up to his meeting with the Green Knight to fulfill his promise made the year before.

This all starts with the bargain that Bercilak makes with Sir Gawain. "That whatever I win in the woods be yours, and any achievement you chance on here, you exchange for it" (pg. 62). This is what sets the stage for the coming scenes of Bercilak's hunts in the woods, Gawain's temptations by the Lady of Bercilak, and the three blows exchanged by the Green Knight. Unknown to Gawain is that Bercilak's three hunts and the three temptations of the Lady is...

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