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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Exercise A AntecedentPronoun 1. Sir Gawainhis 2. kissits 3. Green Knight & Sir Gawain their 4. wifeher 5. Sir GawainHe (& her- no antecedent) 6. Boththeir 7. EveryoneHis or her 8. Blowits 9. Green Chapelit 10. SomebodyHe or she
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Exercise B 1. their 2. his 3. his 4. he 5. its 6. his 7. its 8. their 9. their 10. his
Exercise C: The tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is… If anyone could guess the outcome, he or she would… …every knight battled to protect his honor…delighted in her knight’s valor …detailed their courage… …morality of his time… Many storytellers put their tales… …read, he or she could enjoy… …to believe everything he or she hears. Nobody could have his head chopped off… …risk death to save his or her reputation?
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Review 1. What is the Green Knight’s tone as he addresses King Arthur? A: the Green Knight’s tone seems arrogant. 2. What challenge does the Green Knight offer? A: The Green Knight dares any of Arthur’s knights to exchange strokes with an ax. 3. How does Gawain’s description of himself reflect a knight’s code of chivalry? A: Sir Gawain is modest and loyal.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Review 4. For what does Gawain deserve to be requited (paid back)? A: Since he struck the Green Knight with an ax, Gawain must accept a similar blow. 5. Why do you think Gawain finally accepts the green sash? He thinks it might help protect him against the blow struck by the Green Knight. 6. At this moment, how do you think Gawain would explain the fact that he has received only a slight cut from the Green Knight’s ax? A: Gawain might explain it as a miracle, involving divine intervention, or possibly as magic.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Review 7. What does the Green Knight reveal about himself? A: The Knight reveals that out of respect for Gawain he “pulled his punches” (didn’t chop his head off). 8. What was the Green Knight’s test? A: The Knight sent his wife to test Gawain’s virtue. 9. What does Gawain mean when he says, “Foolish cowardice taught me... to bargain... and abandon my kind”? A: Gawain means that he was led to abandon the code of chivalry and knighthood. 10.Why do you think the Green Knight gives Gawain the sash? A: The Knight gives Gawain the sash to remind him of their struggle.