Chapter: English Literature During The Middle Ages
Alright, hunker down, folks - we're gonna be here for a while. "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight," other than being one of the most legendary pieces of literature ever written, is also the longest story I've read yet in the Anthology. It could very well occupy over a month of strips. Still, an epic story deserves an epic mocking, so let's get to it, shall we
Our story begins on New Years Eve, wherein everyone in Camelot is getting trashed and watching Dick Clark while they wait for dinner to be served. The knights and ladies of the court are all sharing many a gift, and the notes in the Norton helpfully clarify that many of these gifts involve kissing. Apparently, Christmas in Camelot is awesome.
Author: The Pearl Poet • Year: c. 14th Century • Info:Wikipedia
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