Medieval Unit Jeopardy. Morte Darthur. Historical Background. Canterbury Tales. Sir Gawain. Terms. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 2. 2. 2. 2. 2. 3. 3. 3. 3. 3. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 5. 5. 5. 5. 5. Final Jeopardy. CT 1 Question. He did not rate the text a plucked hen,
He did not rate the text a plucked hen,
That says hunters are not holy men.
He had the same small voice a goat has got
Her hose were of the finest scarlet red.
The Wife of Bath
Black scabby brows he had
And a thin beard . . .
His neck was white as a lily flower.
Arthur’s dream foreshadows this event.
War with Mordred
The knight who refuses to take action against Lancelot and Guinevere.
The aged knight who composed
Morte Darthur from prison.
Sir Thomas Malory
This mortally wounded knight showed extreme loyalty to his king on
Bedivere’s betrayal of Arthur’s command
is an allusion to this Biblical incident.
Peter’s denial of Jesus
The flaw that caused Gawain to grieve.
Failure of courage
This was Gawain’s amulet when
he rode away from Camelot in Part 2.
A shield with a pentangle star and image of Mary
He said to Gawain, after the contest was
completed, “I hold you polished as a pearl.”
The chivalric virtue learned by Gawain
at the end of the poem.
The conclusion of Sir Gawain’s words as he departs Camelot:
“In Destinies sad or merry . . .
. . . true men can but try”
A story that teaches a moral lesson
A lament for a lost leader or golden past.
A story that features the adventures
of the knights of the Round Table, and
contains elements of the supernatural.
A Medieval romance
In this tradition, the relationship between
a knight and an older (or higher class)
woman, is dominated by the lady.
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words in a poem, as is
prominent in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
The fox’s trail was found, they followed it . . .
This invasion marked the end of Anglo-Saxon culture, and began the English Medieval Period.
The Norman Invasion of 1066
Modern English is derived from the roots
of these two languages.
German and French
His shrine is at Canterbury Cathedral.
Saint Thomas Beckett
This social system provided stability but
The Church promoted this antidote to the brutality of war.
(Loyalty, Courtesy, Courage, Humility)
This American author interpreted the Arthurian
legend in The Once and Future King, and
The Sword in the Stone.
Of course you know this!