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The Tale of Sir Gareth
Terms in this set (15)
Why does Sir Kay assume that the stranger is of low birth?
He does not ask for armor and a horse.
Whose idea is it to turn the mysterious youth into a scullery worker?
What is the youth's motive for remaining nameless and humble?
He wishes to prove himself by his deeds alone.
When King Arthur agrees to send Beaumains as a nameless ladys champion and guardian, what is her reaction?
fury and scorn
What does the lady basically have against Beaumains?
She thinks he is lowborn.
What causes the lady to change her mind about Beaumains?
His brave deeds and courtesy.
Beaumains most difficult victory is that over
Sir Ironside/Red Knight
Sir Gareths courtship of Lady Lyoness involves
the kidnapping of his helpless dwarf
Which of the following knights fails to live up to chivalric requirement of courtesy?
Beaumains is actually
The medieval romance deals with
bloody fights between trained knights
The hero of a medieval romance can never be a
disguised, low-born person.
The setting for a medieval romance is likely to be
According to this selection, an honorable knight could fight for all of the following reasons except
to capture a noble and hold him for ransom
The hero of a medieval romance can be described as
braver and more valiant than any ordinary knight