Virtue In A Fallen World

Published February 22, 2018 by tindertender

Red_starJust before opening my eyes I envisioned a star, a five pointed star filled with reddish pink color.

The Pentangle as Truth

The pentangle represents the five virtues of knights: friendship, generositychastity, courtesy, and piety. Gawain’s adherence to these virtues is tested throughout the poem, but the poem examines more than Gawain’s personal virtue; it asks whether heavenly virtue can operate in a fallen world.pentagle

The Pentagle is also known as an endless knot and symbol of faithfulness.


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