Essay Archive - Beowulf: A Hero's Epic
Beowulf: A Hero's Epic
In the course of time, many heroes have made their name and many stories
have been written to proclaim their greatness. However, none as captivating as
Beowulf. This Anglo-Saxon epic demonstrates it's power with beautiful language,
usage of kennings, metaphors, similes, and alliteration. Also, it gives wondrous
supernatural beings as in God, and even of powerful creatures as Grendel. On the
other hand, it has human struggles and afflictions.
The very first element that is discovered by reading this epic is the
lofty language that is u....