Hero ’ s Journey. The Journey. A process of separation, transformation and return All must be completed successfully to become heroic Individual growth 8 cumulative steps. The Call. Invites us into the adventure Face the unknown Gain something of physical or spiritual value
Honors English IV
The story’s protagonist. A loyal knight to King Arthur, as well as his nephew. Gawain goes on his quest to meet the Green Knight in order to uphold his knightly values.
Sir Gawain’s main opposition in the story. He is a richly decorated knight, who has green skin and hair.
The King of Camelot. Uncle of Sir Gawain. It is at his celebration feast that the Green Knight challenges the court to a game.
The Lord of the castle at which Gawain spends his time before meeting the Green Knight. We learn his true identity at the end of the story.
The Holiday celebrations take place at King Arthur’s castle in Camelot. It is here that the Green Knight challenges Gawain to exchange blows with him.
On his quest to meet the Green Knight, Gawain stays here for a short period of time.
The supposed home of the Green Knight. Gawain is sent here to keep his end of the bargain which he made with the Green Knight at Arthur’s holiday celebration a year prior