Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

By Anonymous & William Lasseter

  • Release Date : 2013-11-22
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • FIle Size : 331.85 MB


Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an alliterative verse poem written in Middle English by an anonymous poet in the 14th century.  This version is enhanced with more than 40 videos analyzing the work throughout, It also includes audio narration and review questions. Rich in language and symbolism the poem tells the tale of a young knight of King Arthur's Camelot, Gawain, "the falcon," who accepts the challenge to trade blows with a seemingly invincible opponent.  Gawain's adherence to the code of chivalry allows him to overcome the pitfalls of temptation and eventually to survive the terror of death.