Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo Topics for Discussion

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Why does the Green Knight come to Camelot?

Why does the lady of the castle tempt Sir Gawain?

What are Sir Gawain's main failings in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight? What are his noblest actions?

What are the marks of Gawain's sins? The marks of his penitence? How does the silk belt fit in with these questions?

Why has God chosen Pearl to be his queen?

What is Pearl's father's argument that God is unjust to make Pearl a queen? What is one of Pearl's counterarguments?

What is the point of Orfeo? Is it a simple poem? Or does it have a deeper purpose?

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