characteristics of a hero as expressed in Middle English culture

British Literature I
Research Assignment
Write an essay explaining the heroic characteristics of onecharacter from the assigned readings – ex. How does Sir Gawain represent the characteristics of a hero as expressed in Middle English culture andliterature?
Readings List:  Chooseone.
“The Dream of the Rood”
“The Wanderer”
Beowulf
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales–“The Wife ofBaths Prologue and Tale”
Get your chosen topic approved in advance.  Email (in canvas) your topic for approval no laterthan Tuesday, September 28.
Earlier is always better.
While most of your ideas for explaining Middles Ages heroismwill probably be acceptable, do not begin researching and writing the essayuntil the topic is confirmed.
Your paper should adhere to the following guidelines:
MLA format: Document design and sources
RESEARCH: Two secondary sources (critical sources) from the Clibrary database Academic Search Complete.
DO NOT USE MORE OR LESS THAN 2 SECONDARY SOURCES AND YOURTEXTBOOK.
ALL SOURCES MUST BE QUOTED AND CITED IN MLAFORMAT.–PARAPHRASES AND SUMMARIES ARE NOT ALLOWED.  POINTS WILL BE SUBTRACTED FOR USINGPARAPHRASES OR SUMMARIES.
Length:  at least 3complete pages of essay text  (notcounting Works Cited page) —points will be subtracted for less than threepages of essay length.
Standard American English grammar, spelling, punctuation,etc.