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...sted the care of the castle to Sir Gawain. Each day when the king would return, they would exchange what was given to them. Sir Gawain did this every day except for the day that he got the sash from the queen. He kept this a secret because of greed and wanting to protect his life. The Green Knight comments of Sir Gawain, “a man who’s true to his word, there’s nothing he needs to fear” (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 346-347). He also comments that “you’re the finest man that ever walked the earth, as a pearl is of greater price than dry white peas, so Gawain indeed stands out above all knights” (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 355-357). Sir Gawain exhibits honor, honor which is expected and respected among all knights. The authors off all the stories not only used plot to depict societal values, but also used the theme of the stories to depict societal values.
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