the correct answer is as a symbol of his weakness
Explanation: Since Gawain was not able to exchange the girdle with Bertilak as the terms of the men's agreement mandate, it also means to the reader Gawain's desperate willingness to stay alive at the expense of his code of honor. Only after Gawain is "unsuccessful" the Green Knight's test does this meaning become clear to him.
Gawain wear the green girdle as a symbol of weakness .
Gawain had previously wore the green girdle as a symbol of survival as directed by his lover.
However, after he fails, Gawain wore the green girdle with the purpose to own his weaknesses and misdemeanour.
The green girdle was a reminder to him and everybody else that one can only forget his/her iniquities but cannot erase them.
The Knights however wore the green girdle to commemorate Gawain as a symbol of honor.
From the knight's perspective the girdle won in remembrance of Gawain doesn't symbolize failure as it did before.
i think it would be b ,but not sure
it shows a symbol of his weakness
Since Gawain fails to exchange the girdle with Bertilak as the terms of the men's agreement dictate, it also symbolizes to the reader Gawain's desperate desire to survive at the expense of his code of honor.
Symbolizes his courage #plato
The green girdle represents his survival and failure. "A man may hide his misdeed, but never erase it." He says it's a code of honor
The Knights of the Round Table express their solidarity by wearing a green girdle as Gawain does. Gawain wore the green girdle as a symbol of his failure as the tradition suggests.
it exposes the hypocrisy of religion and christian supporters of slavery
the first step is to convey the appropriate emotions.