Beowulf Essay | Student Essay

Gareth Hinds
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Beowulf

Summary: Essay discusses "Beowulf" and the Anglo-Saxon history.
In the twenty-first century there are unlimited sources of distractions, allowing society to escape from reality. In the Anglo-Saxon period however, epics were considered to be the only source of entertainment. These explicit stories penetrate into the Anglo-Saxon history while displaying particular characteristics of this time period. Scops relaying these epics included detailed accounts of whimsical characters and impossible adventures. Like the tale, the epic itself is fascinating due to its endless usage of literary devices interwoven throughout. Although vastly different from modern literature, these stories fulfilled their basic existence.

Every author writes hoping to leave an impression on their reader. The unknown author of Beowulf abandons his readers, leaving only a taste and understanding of the Anglo-Saxon period. Upon reading Beowulf, one can easily appreciate the defined qualities of Anglo-Saxon epics. The egotistical main character must always portray a sense of loyalty to his king, great valor for...

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