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What does the Green Knight propose?

Last Updated: 26th May, 2020

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The Green Knight proposes a game: Any knight brave enough to strike off the Green Knight's head may keep the Green Knight's ax, but that man must accept a return stroke in one year. Gawain accepts the challenge and cuts off the Green Knight's head.

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Keeping this in view, what does the Green Knight want?

The Green Knight wanted one of the knights to use his axe on his own neck; in return the other knight must allow him to cut off the other's head, one day and a year from now. The Green Knight offered his axe as a prize. No one thought such game was possible without someone being killed.

Subsequently, question is, what does Gawain do to the Green Knight? Stunned, Arthur hesitates to respond, but when the Green Knight mocks Arthur's silence, the king steps forward to take the challenge. As soon as Arthur grips the Green Knight's axe, Sir Gawain leaps up and asks to take the challenge himself. He takes hold of the axe and, in one deadly blow, cuts off the knight's head.

Also to know, what is the challenge that the Green Knight makes?

If anyone is brave enough, a person can hit the Green Knight with the ax and if he lives a year or day, then he can do the same.

What are the three main points of the Green Knight's speech?

The knight mentions an errand and that he sought out King Arthur specifically. What are the three main points of the Green Knight's speech? peace, and he would enter into a contest with King Arthur.

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