Sir Gawain and the Green Knight | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Gerald Morgan

This literature criticism consists of approximately 92 pages of analysis & critique of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
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Critical Essay by Gerald Morgan

SOURCE: Morgan, Gerald. “The Action of the Hunting and Bedroom Scenes,” “The Definition of Gawain's Sinfulness,” and “The Judgment of Gawain's Conduct.” In “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” and the Idea of Righteousness, pp. 106-69. County Dublin, Ireland: Irish Academic Press, 1991.

In the following essays, Morgan examines how the Gawain-poet demonstrates nobility through character, rather than by action; contends that Gawain's confession is truly pious; and explores the themes of sin and repentance in the work..

The Action of the Hunting and Bedroom Scenes

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The moral seriousness of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is clearly established by the pentangle passage, and in the light of its values commentators have addressed themselves to the...

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