Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Medival romances are imbued with adventure in sir Gawain and the green night , also in more d Arthur ?


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Adventure comes in the form of the "The Journey/The Quest".The most repetitive theme in the text is that of the journey, or quest. Knights within Le Morte d’Arthur have a strong desire to seek adventure, to do noble deeds, and to find glory within the most difficult of circumstances. They undertake journeys for the sake of the journey alone, and not always for a specified goal (as is the case with the Sangreal). The desire to find adventures is sometimes all-consuming; for instance, King Pellinore is so intent on his quest that he ignores a young woman's pleas for help. The existence of the Questing Beast suggests the importance of a quest - even if it seems impossible, a knight will continue to pursue it. The most prestigious quest is certainly that for the Sangreal, which has both a physical and spiritual component, suggesting that after the age of Arthur, people will need to journey inwards into themselves to find purity, and not simply outwards to find fame. Even the task of reading Le Morte d’Arthur is a journey in itself, as we travel with the characters from one adventure to the next.