Christianity In Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was written by one that they call Pearl Poet; the story takes place in the time frame of ca. 1375-1400. This Middle English work touched on many characteristics and traits of a noble knight. At the time the Knights of the Round Table were very noble to their king, as noble as they were to God and if any challenge was brought to him they were the ones who would fight, which this story shows exactly that. In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Christianity is reflected through: the relations between religious attributes and the characters, symbols, and traits such as: chivalry, faith, pity, and politeness. Little is known about the author. He lived till about the middle of the fourteenth century. Only one single manuscript…show more content…
This was an author who could go against medieval because he was all about chivalry and God alone; he published one of the greatest classical works of English Literature. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is about one of the noble Knights of the Round Table (Sir Gawain). He sets off on a mission to look for the Green Knight that came to his King’s Castle and proposed a game. A challenge that was meant for one of the knights to take; they were to try and chop off the knights head with the big green axe that was given to them. Gawain was courageous enough to take up the challenge, which for him was not a big deal, however once it was over it really had just begun because than Sir Gawain was to go find him in a year later and face his death sentence. A year had passed and it was time that Sir Gawain had started his mission to find the green castle where the Green Knight was located. The knight didn’t know where he was going but he traveled and searched until he came face to face with a large castle. The hostess (the lord) of the castle invited Gawain to stay and he would have a servant of his take Gawain to the

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