Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an epic poem written several hundred years ago. It may seem ridiculous to read something that is so very old, but it's interesting that even though much has changed in 700 hundred years, the human condition has not.
Read this article about the story, including the "Why Should I Care?" Section.
Read the Introduction, Part II, from your book to help you understand the deeper meaning of the story.