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  • 1.  Sir Gawain King Arthur The Host The Host’s Wife The Green Knight Morgan Le Faye
  • 2.  Gawain’s shield is illustrated with a five- pointed star that represents the five knightly virtues: friendship, generosity, courtesy, chastity, and piety
  • 3.  Arthurian legends are intended to provide a moral. What moral or lesson is this story trying to convey? By keeping his acquisition of the green girdle a secret, Gawain shows that he values what above what? Static characters remain the same throughout the entire story, while Dynamic characters experience a profound change. Do you think Gawain is a static character or a dynamic character? Why? Use at least 3 details from the story to back up your answer. The five knightly virtues represented on Gawain’s shield are friendship, generosity, courtesy, chastity, and piety. Does Gawain embody all of these virtues? Use one detail from the text for each to back up your answer.