Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Unkown, Simon Armitage

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Unkown, Simon Armitage

fiction classics fantasy poetry adventurous medium-paced

198 pages | first published 1397

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One of the earliest great stories of English literature after ?Beowulf?, ?Sir Gawain? is the strange tale of a green knight on a green horse, who rudely interrupts King Arthur's Round Table festivities one Yuletide, challenging the knights to a wa...
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Moods

adventurous 94%
mysterious 45%
challenging 21%
funny 19%
lighthearted 19%
reflective 16%
tense 9%
dark 7%
hopeful 7%
emotional 5%
informative 5%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 34%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 40% | A mix: 34% | Character: 24%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | Yes: 6% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 3%

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