Beowulf Essay | The Worlds of Beowulf and Le Morte D'arthur

Gareth Hinds
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The Worlds of Beowulf and Le Morte D'arthur

Summary: Compares the two classic works, Beowulf and Le Morte D'arthur. Describes the similarities of the two works. Details what insight they provide into the Dark Ages.
Le Morte D'Arthur and Beowulf... they are the two wonders of literature of their time. They are two completely different epics with many similar connections to each other. These two marvelous epics are the most influential stories of a long, dark, mysterious age; the age between the Greek greatness and the flourish of the Renaissance; an age without empathy, without appreciation of all things beautiful, and very little intelligence, otherwise known as the Dark Ages.

We know very little about this age. The people had left us little, little pieces of art, pieces of literature, historical events, little of anything. All we have is a sense of darkness, that these people must have had horrible, pointless, non-fulfilling, lives of poverty, lives of misery, lives of nothing. But then a miracle comes along. We discover a piece of literature like Beowulf and the...

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