Arthurian Romances Topics for Discussion

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Define a "rash boon" and provide two examples.

Compare and contrast Yvain's love and Sir Lancelot's love.

Explain the importance of concealing or revealing a name for knights.

Compare and contrast the idea of honor in this collection and the ideal of honor in modern society.

Many of the characters in this collection are in more than one story, but differ between stories. Provide a detailed example of this.

Compare and contrast Sir Gawain and Kay the seneschal.

Which quest is your favorite and why?

Explain the dishonor of a knight riding on a palfrey.

Provide examples of Yvain's naivety in the beginning of "The Knight with the Lion" and explain how he later justifies his earlier follies.

Explain why Perceval was foolish at the Fisher King's manor. What did he do that was foolish? Why did he do it? What does he later...

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