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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the English Language

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the English Language

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Please finish the work on this page and the reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by August 16.


Old and Middle English

Watch through 2:21

Source: Source: "History of English (combined)." *YouTube.* YouTube, 08 Nov. 2011. Web. 14 June 2013.

Old English


"The Lord's Prayer" in Old English

Source: "THE LORD'S PRAYER." *YOUTUBE.* YOUTUBE, 15 FEB. 2010. WEB. 14 JUNE 2013.

Middle English and Sir Gawain the Green Knight

Ideas to Consider


Art by John Howe

This has been used as the cover art for J.R.R. Tolkien's translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.


For more artwork by John Howe, check out his page:

Source: Howe, John. *Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.* 2003. *Tolkien Gateway.* 2012. Web. 29 July 2013.

Art by Julek Heller

Source: Heller, Julek. *The Green Knight.* N.d. *Religion Among the Laity.* University of Michigan, n.d. Web. 29 July 2013

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