Rhetorical Analysis Of Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

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In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the author’s rhetorical purpose is to entertain the reader by telling a story of a knight learning truth and honesty. The author uses color, alliteration, repetition, bob and wheel, and antanaclasis to keep you interested in reading the poem. The first rhetorical device is color. The author uses color to help you picture what the characters look like. The uses sentences like “Splendid that the knight errant stood in a splay of green, and green, too, was the mane of his destrier.” and “Threads of gold interwoven with the glorious green.”. The next rhetorical device is alliteration. Examples are in sentences like “And both bound up with a band of brilliant green.” and “So monstrous a mount, so mighty a man
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