Essay Questions. Women play a large role in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.Out of the three main women in the poem: Morgan Le Fay, Guinevere, and Lady Bertilak, who is the most powerful?
Sir Gawain took the Green Knight’s challenge as this was part of the chivalry code of honor of all knights. He asked to take the challenge himself as King Arthur was being mocked by the Green Knight. Gawain does his moral duty by standing up for his uncle King Arthur and showing him his loyalty by saying that his life would be less missed.