Literature Study GuidesSir Gawain And The Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight | Study Guide

Pearl Poet

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Overview

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Author

Pearl Poet

Years Written

Late 14th century

Type

Epic poem

Genre

Adventure

Perspective and Narrator

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight features an omniscient third-person narrator.

Tense

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight switches between past and present tenses, predominantly using past tense.

About the Title

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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