Choose one of the following prompts to answer on either “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” or the “Wife of Bath’s Prologue”:
1.How is natural order imposed upon in “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” and the “Wife of Bath’s Prologue”?
- Define the notion of absolute truths or absolutism within the range of analyzing the chivalric code in “Sir Gawain”, Biblical ethics, and Aristotelian ethics in both tales. How do they compare and contrast? How is Sir Gawain truly a hero? Is the chivalric ideal attainable based on the tale? Is it necessary to be a good knight? Is the Wife of Bath a reliable source? Define the notion of authority in her monologue?
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