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This paper examines distinctions between Middle English second person pronouns thou and you and argues that such distinctions provide an important measure by which to understand late medieval chivalric masculinity.
pronouns, Middle English, masculinity, community, identity, T/V distinction
Copyright © 2016 Katharine Jager
Jager, Katharine. "‘Mony Prowde Wordez’: Pronominal Speech Acts, Identity and Community in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality
52, no. 1 (2016)
Available at: http://ir.uiowa.edu/mff/vol52/iss1/2