The Question and Answer section for Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The Green Knight's challenge is whoever agrees to play this game will be allowed to strike the Green Knight on the spot, in the middle of the court; in exchange, the Green Knight will strike a return blow upon the volunteer a year and a day from...
King Arthur was the highest of all of Britain's kings.
But of all that here built, of Britain the kings,
ever was Arthur highest, as I have heard tell.
And so of earnest adventure I aim to show....
When the Lord returns from hunting, he gives Gawain the deer from the hunt.