1.What is Lanval's situation at the beginning of the poem?
2.The "girl" whom Lanval loves is never named. Why not?
3.How does Marie de France describe courtly, proper behavior?
4.How does King Arthur behave? What is his role in the text?
5.How does de France present foreign and English characters?
6.Describe Gawain-- he plays a fairly small role in this poem, but we'll see more of him later!