"Sir Gawain and the green knight"
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a poem written in the alliterative form, which tends to connect the two halves of each poetic line through alliteration, or repetition of consonants. The poem also uses rhyme to structure its stanzas, and each group of long alliterative lines concludes with a word or phrase containing two syllables and a quatrain. Together, they are identified as the "bob and wheel". They provide commentaries on what has just happened, create or fulfill moments of suspense, or serve as transitions to the next scene or idea.
The poem is told in four sections and seems to…
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