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Essay | Good Vs. Evil in Beowulf

Gareth Hinds
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Good Vs. Evil in Beowulf

Summary: Describes the theme of good versus evil in the epic poem "Beowulf." Examines physical and non-physical manifestations of the theme. Provides examples from the tale in support of the theme.
"Beowulf" is an epic that illustrates many defined themes, one of which is good versus evil. Good vs. evil are two opinions or ideas that do not agree with each other, and therefore start an argument, whether physical or non-physical. Such instances are shown through the battles, the rivaling opponents and settings. The side of good is represented by neither Beowulf nor Grendel, and so is the side of evil, for the epic may have been written on a biased view, in favor of good. The human race is taught certain things, one set of values, while Grendel may have been taught other values completely opposed to ours.

Beowulf is portrayed as an epic hero, as he possesses particular traits that require heroic duties or decisions and is placed in particular events which include "the call to adventure." Skilled in weaponry, courageous, possesses great strength...

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