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  • Hrothgar's Speech To Beowulf
    417 words
    'Arm yourself, dear Beowulf, best of men, against such diseased thinking,' ; [l 419-1420] Horthgar said ot Beowulf. King Hrothgar had many thoughts to say after Beowulf's defeat of both Grendel and Grendel's mother. In that celebration in the mead hall, Hrothgar gives advice on how Beowulf should live the rest of his days, particularly he should not become too proud. Pride leads to other impure things, such as being boastful about life, arrogance, greed, and not being gracious of what God has gi...
  • Religious Part
    540 words
    William Butler Yeats stated that, "Supreme are is a traditional statement of certain heroic and religious truths, passed on from age to age... ". When he said this, he is most definitely talking about the Anglo-Saxon era and their style of writing. The Anglo-Saxons were very into warriors and heroes and how heir stories are handed down from generation to generation. When these stories were written down, monks wrote them down. The monks then added parts about God and the heavens, and about all th...
  • Beowulf And Fight For Our God
    935 words
    In the epic poem, Beowulf, we discover a new way of looking at life. The poem, which was written by an unknown author, depicts life as a journey that is set out for you by God, one that is unchangeable and indefinite. Beowulf as a character is a marvelous person, however, not even he with all his power and might can change his destiny. We as people today base our lives around the same thoughts and ideas. No one knows when our last day will be to step foot on earth. Every second of every minute c...
  • My Serbian Dance Group
    653 words
    The Medieval literature projects provided a fabulous insight into my life. I grew up with a strong Serbian background. I went to church and Serbian school every Sunday. I also spent two days a week practicing with my Serbian dance group. This is the reason I took up a younger dance group of my own to teach, so that i could lead another generation into a deeper appreciation of a truly rich culture. While reading Beowulf I learned about what leadership really was and how his life reflected my own....
  • Adult Stage Of Beowulf's Life
    424 words
    Beowulf authors, whoever they may be, often use events and things to symbolize stages in someone's life. Symbolism is the practice of representing things by means of symbols or of assigning meaning of importance to objects, events, or relationships. In the anonymous story, Beowulf, Beowulf fights Grendel, the monsters of the ocean and Grendel's mother. Beowulf's battles with these three evils symbolize the youth and adulthood of Beowulf's life. The battle with Grendel represents the Beowulf's li...
  • Role Of Fate In Beowulf's Life
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    A Twist of Fate for the Great Hero Beowulf Fate seems to be an ongoing theme in the works of Boethius and Beowulf. Whether it is a belief of Christian providence or pagan fatalism, the writers of these works are strongly moved by the concept of fate and how it affects the twists and turns of a person's life. Fate is most often seen as the course of events in a person's life that leads them to inevitable death at some time or another. Throughout the poem Beowulf, the characters are haunted by fat...
  • Adult Stage Of Beowulf's Life
    559 words
    Authors often use events and things to symbolize stages in someone's life. Symbolism is the practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing meaning of significance to objects, events, or relationships. In Beowulf, Beowulf fights Grendel, Grendel's mother, and a fire-breathing dragon. In the anonymous epic Beowulf, Beowulf's battles symbolize the youth, adulthood, and old age of Beowulf's life. First, the battle with Grendel represents the youth of Beowulf's life. The typica...

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