Beowulf Essay | Beowulf

Gareth Hinds
This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Beowulf.
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Beowulf

Summary: Essay simply provides a discussion of the novel "Beowulf."
Beowulf is a single manuscript that survived Henry the VIII's dissolution of monasteries, and the destruction of their great libraries. The manuscript is a copy, how close to the original this version was is unknown. Some words, and lines, were missing or incomplete, and had to be filled in by guesswork or the use of ultraviolet photography. The script itself is a brilliant work of poetry and plot, uniting the two in an epic adventure of bravery and triumph. Beowulf describes life for warriors in a time when gaining fame and glory is everything. The hero of the story, Beowulf, wins most of which.

A hero, by definition, is a man of extraordinary courage; one who performs great deeds; or the principle figure in a story or play. I feel that all the trims apply to Beowulf's character and his actions throughout the story. Used as "man of extraordinary...

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