2)the second kiss Gawain gives his wife
3)Gawain's allegiance to King Arthur
4)Gawain's failure to hand over the girdle
The Manuscript: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight exists in only one original manuscript, as the last of four poems in the MS. Cotton Nero A x. dating no later than 1400. The three poems preceding it are Pearl, Purity, and Patience, and all four are generally considered to have been written by the…
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