Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a poem of the Middle Ages whose writer remains unknown. This poem was written in the Arthurian era and though it is not clear if it had any specific impact on the readers of that time, it still remains to be the greatest romance of that period.

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The language of poetry just like the rules of any game are rarely explained and it remains at the discretion of the reader to find them. Poetry is a language game, only played by its masters and won only by the poets themselves.

Works cited
Sir Gawain and the green Knight. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 1 8th Ed.
Eds. M.H. Abrams, New York: Norton, 2005

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