Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Symbols

Colors are very important markers in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. When the figure of the Green Knight first intrudes upon Arthur’s court, his green complexion immediately marks him as a supernatural… (read full symbol analysis)
The court of King Arthur is full of costumes and rituals. The prize piece of Gawain’s magnificent armor is a shield decorated with a five-pointed star, or pentangle. The pentangle is said to have… (read full symbol analysis)