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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the English Language

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the English Language

Author: Nathan Mattson
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Tutorial

SCHEDULE

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

Source: "THE ORIGIN OF OLD ENGLISH." *YOUTUBE.* YOUTUBE, 17 MAY 2012. WEB. 14 JUNE 2013.

"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

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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: http://www.john-howe.com/blog/

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

Animated Version Critique

You will need to make an account at https://vialogues.com/.  Use your school email and use a password that you can remember.  

Vialogues are dialogues about video clips.  Below the video, you simply type a comment and click post .  Your comment will be stamped and linked to that second of the video.   

 

Because these videos are private, you will need the secure links below:

Part 1: https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/15999?ak=094c99771265910c9e3d22c3bf94a744

​Part 2: https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/16000?ak=5ffd1e69fd990100499eea0e10cb4740

Part 3: https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/16001?ak=093d3bac53b276bd1e513b5b7ff4eefc

Answer these Questions

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