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Late 14th century
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight features an omniscient third-person narrator.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight switches between past and present tenses, predominantly using past tense.
The poem describes a duel between Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur's court, and the Green Knight, a supernatural challenger with mysterious origins.
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