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British Literature I: Medieval Exam Preparation - 'Sir Gawain'
True.
Alliterative verse.
True.
True.
True or False: The author of 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…
In which style was 'Sir Gawain' written?
True or False: 'Sir Gawain' was edited and printed for the fi…
True or False: 'Sir Gawain' is written in a regional dialect…
True.
True or False: The author of 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…
Alliterative verse.
In which style was 'Sir Gawain' written?
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British Lit - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Bob and Wheel
Heraldry
The Pentangle
Periphery & Center
- Invented by the Gawain-Poet; ... - contains 3 parts: ... 1) Alli…
- art and study of creating a coat of arms... - you can be iden…
- Gawain's coat of arms... - Emblem of Fidelity ... 1) to be fault…
1) Center (Camelot) - civilized; perceived as not = to the pe…
Bob and Wheel
- Invented by the Gawain-Poet; ... - contains 3 parts: ... 1) Alli…
Heraldry
- art and study of creating a coat of arms... - you can be iden…
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Literature Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Cumbersome
Dais
Daunting
Demeaning
Awkward, hard to manage
Raised platform for speakers
Frightening, intimidating
Lowering ones dignity or standing
Cumbersome
Awkward, hard to manage
Dais
Raised platform for speakers
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The Canterbury Tales, Sir Gawain, and Shakespeare Quiz Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
what is social commentary?
virtuous or non-virtuous? ... knight
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
1392
writing that offers insight into a society, its values, and c…
virtuous
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
1392
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The Canterbury Tales, Sir Gawain, and Shakespeare Quiz Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
what is social commentary?
virtuous or non-virtuous? ... knight
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
1392
writing that offers insight into a society, its values, and c…
virtuous
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
1392
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Literature-Sir Gawain & the Green knight-fit 1
Troy
Aeneas
Romulus, Ticius, & Longbeard
Brutus
an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan…
The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Tro…
legendary ancestors who gave their names to Rome, Tuscany, an…
named Britain after himself
Troy
an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan…
Aeneas
The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Tro…
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Literature Vocab. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Hue
Behoove
Linger
Vaunting
(n) A color or shade of coloe
(v) To be necessary or proper for someone
(v) To stay somewhere beyond the usual or expected time
(v) To call attention to pridefully or boastfully
Hue
(n) A color or shade of coloe
Behoove
(v) To be necessary or proper for someone
Middle English: Sir Gawain & Arthurian literature
3 elements of Arthurian literature
3 qualities of a knight
Ballad
2 types of ballads
1. Intrigue/mystery... 2. Supernatural... 3. Quest
1. Courage... 2. Loyalty... 3. Courtesy
A short narrative poem usually relating to a single dramatic…
Folk & Literary
3 elements of Arthurian literature
1. Intrigue/mystery... 2. Supernatural... 3. Quest
3 qualities of a knight
1. Courage... 2. Loyalty... 3. Courtesy
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Literature Notes: Beowulf, Arthur, Sir Gawain
The Narrator
The Knight
The Nun's Priest
The Yeoman
The narrator makes it quite clear that he is also a character…
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
Like the Second Nun, the Nun's Priest is not described in the…
The servant who accompanies the Knight and the Squire. The na…
The Narrator
The narrator makes it quite clear that he is also a character…
The Knight
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
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British Literature-Jane Austin and Sir Walter Scott
What does Ivanhoe say is the love of b…
Original title of P&P
Three character contrasts
Major ideas (4)
The food upon which they live, the dust of the melee is the b…
"First Impressions" rejected by authors. Austin revised it an…
1. Mr. Bennet and Mrs. Bennet... 2. Jane and Lizzy... 3. Bingley an…
1. Money... 2. Marriage... 3. Class distinction... 4. Pride and prejud…
What does Ivanhoe say is the love of b…
The food upon which they live, the dust of the melee is the b…
Original title of P&P
"First Impressions" rejected by authors. Austin revised it an…
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Elements of Literature First Course Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady (W24)
chivalry
countenance
foul
grieve
(n.) a code that governs knightly behavior, requiring courage…
(n.) facial expression or general appearance
(adj.) notably unpleasant; offensive to the senses
(v.) to experience great sadness over something, such as a de…
chivalry
(n.) a code that governs knightly behavior, requiring courage…
countenance
(n.) facial expression or general appearance
British Literature Midterm Exam Section 3: "Gawain and the Green Knight"
Why did Sir Gawain want to battle The…
Why did Sir Gawain kiss the lord's wife?
What color was the sash the lord's wif…
From what piece of literature is Gawai…
to gain respect
He was tempted.
green
Sir Thomas Mallory's "Tale of Arthur"
Why did Sir Gawain want to battle The…
to gain respect
Why did Sir Gawain kiss the lord's wife?
He was tempted.
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TOG Y2 W6 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Unit 1 Rhetoric Literature Terms
Character (Literary Analysis Category)
Contrast
Lay (Breton Lay)
Plot (Literary Analysis Category)
A literary analysis category that deals with the character(s)…
An element of artistry in which two things are set up in oppo…
A type of shorter romance, written in poetry, and typically b…
A literary analysis category that deals with the plot in a li…
Character (Literary Analysis Category)
A literary analysis category that deals with the character(s)…
Contrast
An element of artistry in which two things are set up in oppo…
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Vocab from English literature "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight", "The Canterbury Tales", "Utopia", Tyndale
To draw near
Horns
Limbs
Loins
To get close in time or in space/ Approcher
Cors
Membres (du corps)
The part of your body below your waist at the front
To draw near
To get close in time or in space/ Approcher
Horns
Cors
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Characters
Arthur
Morgan Le Fay
Agrivaine
Host's Wife
a boyish king who won't eat until he experiences some excitem…
transforms Bertilak into the Green Knight
Gawain's brother seated next to him at the feast
attacks Gawain's virtue duplicitously
Arthur
a boyish king who won't eat until he experiences some excitem…
Morgan Le Fay
transforms Bertilak into the Green Knight
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Who is the most courteous king in all…
During what holiday does the story open?
Describe the Green Knight (details!).
Describe the "game" the Green Knight p…
King Arthur
Christmas
bulky, all green, long legs, handsome, thick shoulders, thin…
He wants to play a game in which someone strikes him with his…
Who is the most courteous king in all…
King Arthur
During what holiday does the story open?
Christmas
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Characters
Arthur
Morgan Le Fay
Lady Bertilak
Gringolet
a boyish king who won't eat until he experiences some excitem…
transforms Bertilak into the Green Knight
attacks Gawain's virtue and honor
Gawain's trusted steed
Arthur
a boyish king who won't eat until he experiences some excitem…
Morgan Le Fay
transforms Bertilak into the Green Knight
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
summary
who wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Kni…
what classical city is mentioned at th…
during whose reign does the poem take…
It's Christmas time at King Arthur's court, and all the knigh…
an anonymous writer known as the Gawain-Poet
Troy
King Arthur
summary
It's Christmas time at King Arthur's court, and all the knigh…
who wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Kni…
an anonymous writer known as the Gawain-Poet
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Brit Lit - Sir Gawain Test
What is courtly love?
When did courtly love begin?
What effect did courtly love have on w…
What are the circumstances surrounding…
literary cult of love that emerged among the French aristocra…
11th Century
changed attitudes toward love
mysterious and undefined, true identity often unknown to his…
What is courtly love?
literary cult of love that emerged among the French aristocra…
When did courtly love begin?
11th Century
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Gawain's guide to the Chapel advises G…
Gawain hears _________ when he gets to…
What kind of structure is the Green Ch…
The Green Knight take _____ swings of…
Run away
A blade being sharpened
An earthen cave
Three
Gawain's guide to the Chapel advises G…
Run away
Gawain hears _________ when he gets to…
A blade being sharpened
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
dais
reck
descry
dint
a raised platform, as in a lecture hall, for speakers or hono…
to take heed of or to have caution
to catch sight of something difficult to discern; to discover…
force or effort; power
dais
a raised platform, as in a lecture hall, for speakers or hono…
reck
to take heed of or to have caution
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"Sir Gawain and The Green Knight"
What is courtly love?
Why did Sir Gawain want to battle The…
What did the Lord want Sir Gawain to p…
Why did Sir Gawain kiss the Lord's Wife?
Respectable love between a knight and his queen
to gain respect
The hunt exchange
He was tempted
What is courtly love?
Respectable love between a knight and his queen
Why did Sir Gawain want to battle The…
to gain respect
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Lit assessment: sir Gawain
Camelot
King arthur's wife
Sir Lancelot
Merlin
King arthur's kingdom
Queen genevere
Arthur's good friend who had an affair with queen genevere
Played a large part in Arthur's life
Camelot
King arthur's kingdom
King arthur's wife
Queen genevere
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Vocabulary
brawny
billowing
phantom
mockery
physically strong, muscular
fill with air and swell outward
ghost/spirit
teasing
brawny
physically strong, muscular
billowing
fill with air and swell outward
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Sir Gawain Vocabulary
Gisarme
Twelvemonth
Demur
Tryst
a battleaxe
a year
protest; delay
meeting
Gisarme
a battleaxe
Twelvemonth
a year
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Words to Know
aghast
amended
chagrin
daunt
(adj.) struck with terror or amazement; shocked
(v.) corrected
(n.) a feeling of embarrassment caused by humiliation or fail…
(v.) to destroy the courage of; dismay
aghast
(adj.) struck with terror or amazement; shocked
amended
(v.) corrected
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Medieval Romance
Characteristics of a Medieval Romance
Who is the author?
chivalry
a verse or pose narrative that usually involves adventurous h…
idealized or larger than life characters; a hero motivated by…
Gawain Poet or Pearl Poet
code of conduct for the knights that incorporated christian a…
Medieval Romance
a verse or pose narrative that usually involves adventurous h…
Characteristics of a Medieval Romance
idealized or larger than life characters; a hero motivated by…
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Review
King Arthur
Sir Gawain
Guenevere
The Green Knight
Celtic king in the 5th or 6th century who established the Kni…
King Arthur calls him cousin. He is the youngest among the Kn…
King Arthur's queen
mystery man whose body, hair, and clothing were green when he…
King Arthur
Celtic king in the 5th or 6th century who established the Kni…
Sir Gawain
King Arthur calls him cousin. He is the youngest among the Kn…
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Sir Gawain & The Green Knight Test
What genre is Sir Gawain?
When was the text of Sir Gawain compos…
Who wrote Sir Gawain?
What is this anonymous author often ca…
Medieval English/ verse romance
Mid to late fourteenth century
An anonymous author
"The Pearl Poet", because of the poem "Pearl" at the end of S…
What genre is Sir Gawain?
Medieval English/ verse romance
When was the text of Sir Gawain compos…
Mid to late fourteenth century
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Sir Gawain and the Legend of King Arthur
New Year's Eve
to play a game
First, King Arthur, but then Sir Gawain
One year and a day
What Holiday were King Arthur's knights celebrating?
What is the green knight's purpose in coming to the court?
Who accepts the challenge?
How long does The Green Knight give Sir Gawain to complete th…
New Year's Eve
What Holiday were King Arthur's knights celebrating?
to play a game
What is the green knight's purpose in coming to the court?
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Reading Quiz: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
What time and place comprise the setti…
The opening of the poem emphasizes Kin…
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is wri…
With what armor, devices, and weaponry…
Christmas at Camelot
Romulus, Ticius, Langobard, and Felix Brutus
vestments, veritably, verdant
a sprig of holly and a great green axe
What time and place comprise the setti…
Christmas at Camelot
The opening of the poem emphasizes Kin…
Romulus, Ticius, Langobard, and Felix Brutus
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Sir Gawain Vocabulary
Transgress
Treachery
Betide
Amiably
To pass or go beyond
Violation of allegiance or faith and confidence
To happen to, come to
Having or showing pleasant, good natured personal qualities;…
Transgress
To pass or go beyond
Treachery
Violation of allegiance or faith and confidence
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Sir Gawain Vocabulary
eminent
dais
retinue
mien
prominent; distinguished
raised platform
train of attendants
demeanor
eminent
prominent; distinguished
dais
raised platform
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Brit Lit -- Wife of Bath, Morte D'Arthur and Gawain
precaution
preamble
mischance
misalliance
care taken in advance
introduction
unfortunate happening
unsuitable association, especially in marriage
precaution
care taken in advance
preamble
introduction
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Brit lit quiz: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Who gave us the first midern translate…
When and where did the Gawain Poet pro…
Did the Gawain Poet write other works?
What is he sometimes called besides th…
J. R. R. Tolkien
During the second half of the 14th century, somewhere in nort…
Yes, he wrote 3: pearl, purity, and patience
Pearl Poet
Who gave us the first midern translate…
J. R. R. Tolkien
When and where did the Gawain Poet pro…
During the second half of the 14th century, somewhere in nort…
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
foreshadowing
imagery
personification
simile
suggests what will come later in the story
sensory details provide vividness in literary work tend to ar…
representation of abstract ideas, animals, or inanimate objec…
figure of speech involving a direct comparison using like or…
foreshadowing
suggests what will come later in the story
imagery
sensory details provide vividness in literary work tend to ar…
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"Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "Everyman" Test
What is courtly love?
Why did Sir Gawain want to battle The…
What did the Lord want Sir Gawain to p…
Why did Sir Gawain kiss the Lord's Wife?
respectable love between a knight and his queen
to gain respect
The hunt exchange
he was tempted
What is courtly love?
respectable love between a knight and his queen
Why did Sir Gawain want to battle The…
to gain respect
30 terms
Sir Gawain
When does the romance begin?
Where does the romance begin?
Describe the visitor
What is his challenge?
Christmas/NewYear's
The court of King Arthur
a giant green man riding a green horse carring a holly branch…
"the beheading game" He will allow someone to take a swing at…
When does the romance begin?
Christmas/NewYear's
Where does the romance begin?
The court of King Arthur
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Review
King Arthur
Sir Gawain
Guenevere
The Green Knight
Celtic king in the 5th or 6th century who established the Kni…
King Arthur calls him cousin- he is actually Arthur's nephew.…
King Arthur's queen
mystery man whose body, hair, and clothing were green when he…
King Arthur
Celtic king in the 5th or 6th century who established the Kni…
Sir Gawain
King Arthur calls him cousin- he is actually Arthur's nephew.…
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (ML)
knight errant
burgeoning
chaperon
forelock
(n.) a wandering knight, who searched to right wrongs in the…
(adj.) growing or expanding rapidly
(n.) hood
(n.) the part of a horse's mane that falls forward between th…
knight errant
(n.) a wandering knight, who searched to right wrongs in the…
burgeoning
(adj.) growing or expanding rapidly
20 terms
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
blithe (adj)
dais (n)
dank (adj)
descry (v)
Carefree and lighthearted; lacking or showing a lack of due c…
A raised platform, as in a lecture hall, for speakers or hono…
Disagreeably damp or humid
To catch sight of something difficult to discern; to discover…
blithe (adj)
Carefree and lighthearted; lacking or showing a lack of due c…
dais (n)
A raised platform, as in a lecture hall, for speakers or hono…
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Brit lit-Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
COLORS & SYMBOLISM
Green- envy, evil, trickery, growth, renewal of life, vegetat…
COLORS & SYMBOLISM
Green- envy, evil, trickery, growth, renewal of life, vegetat…
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Vocabulary
mien
mettlesome
reprieve
adroit
dignified manner or conduct
having a proud and unbroken spirit
postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an e…
quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
mien
dignified manner or conduct
mettlesome
having a proud and unbroken spirit
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
When does the Green Knight propose his…
Who originally accepts the Green Knigh…
Who takes King Arthur's place in the c…
How much time does Sir Gawain have to…
New Years Eve
King Arthur
Sir Gawain
exactly 1 year
When does the Green Knight propose his…
New Years Eve
Who originally accepts the Green Knigh…
King Arthur
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Vocab
lanky
daunting
unperturbed
demeaning
tall and thin
frightening; intimidating
not troubled or distressed
lowering one's dignity or standing
lanky
tall and thin
daunting
frightening; intimidating
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Vocab
hue (n)
behoove (v)
linger (v)
vaunting (v) [vaunt]
a color or shade of color
to be necessary or proper for someone
to stay somewhere beyond the usual or expected time
to call attention to pridefully or boastfully
hue (n)
a color or shade of color
behoove (v)
to be necessary or proper for someone
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - General
Beritlak de Hautdesert
Morgan le Fay
Gringolet
Guenevere
lord of the manor; Green Knight
aunt of Sir Gawain; old maid of the lord's wife; turned the l…
Sir Gawain's horse
wife of King Arthur; beautiful
Beritlak de Hautdesert
lord of the manor; Green Knight
Morgan le Fay
aunt of Sir Gawain; old maid of the lord's wife; turned the l…
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British Literature 2016-17 Fall Vocabulary
thole
torque
scop
reave (verb)
endure (Mrs. Gallion, Beowulf)
collar or neck chain, usually made of metal, worn by the anci…
an Old English bard or poet. (Lilly Largin, Beowulf)
to take away by force; plunder; rob (Lilly Largin, Beowulf)
thole
endure (Mrs. Gallion, Beowulf)
torque
collar or neck chain, usually made of metal, worn by the anci…
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Review
King Arthur
Sir Gawain
Guenevere
The Green Knight
Celtic king in the 5th or 6th century who established the Kni…
King Arthur calls him cousin. He is the youngest among the Kn…
King Arthur's queen
mystery man whose body, hair, and clothing were green when he…
King Arthur
Celtic king in the 5th or 6th century who established the Kni…
Sir Gawain
King Arthur calls him cousin. He is the youngest among the Kn…
10 terms
British Lit Chart
Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Paradise Lost
Author: unknown; Publish date: 8th/9th century; Genre: epic p…
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Publish date:1470s; Genre: poem; Ti…
Author: unknown; Publish date: late 1300s; Genre: medieval ro…
Author: John Milton; Publish date: 1667; Genre: epic poem; Ti…
Beowulf
Author: unknown; Publish date: 8th/9th century; Genre: epic p…
The Canterbury Tales
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Publish date:1470s; Genre: poem; Ti…
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