Words nearby Gawain
How to use Gawain in a sentence
The “green knight” of the traditional title refers to the knight with whom Gawain tangles, whose skin is described as green.
Another is that we’ve slipped into Gawain’s headspace, imagining himself as a corpse, and that’s what motivates him to keep going.
Then the camera slowly turns in a full circle, revealing the rotted corpse of Gawain.
The oldest is the 14th century’s “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” which will be getting a big-screen adaptation this summer, making it much less under-recognized.‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of|Abby McGanney Nolan|June 10, 2021|Washington Post
Writer and director David Lowery adapts the classic medieval legend of Sir Gawain, with Dev Patel starring as King Arthur’s fearsome nephew.
Chretien de Troyes has Yvain and Gawain fighting anonymously for hours without stopping until night forces them to draw back.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat|Steven Isaac|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Gawain rides along the bank of a creek, he hears this sickening sound ringing from above.Historical Fiction: A Conversation Between Bruce Holsinger and Nancy Bilyeau|Nancy Bilyeau, Bruce Holsinger|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gawain is less a personality than a piece of granite, a man “whose glory waxed / as times darkened.”
Numerous mistakes have thus arisen, such as rolke for rokke (a rock) in Gawain Douglas, and many more of the same kind.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
This metre was also employed by Gawain Douglas in his translation of Vergil.
Gawain does not pay court to Elaine, nor does Arthur rebuke him, as in the poem.Alfred Tennyson|Andrew Lang
The poet will now for a while recount the adventures of Gawain; whom many have held to be as valiant a knight as Parzival.
No such adventures are recorded in any Romance that has come down to us; but they are quite in keeping with Gawain's character.