Essay Archive - Beowulf: The Three Monsters of the Middle Ages
Beowulf: The Three Monsters of the Middle Ages
In the epic narrative, Beowulf, three monsters of the Middle Ages represent the evil that has affected humanity from the being of time, and will continue to affect man to the end of time. All of these horrible creatures are slaughtered by men of incredible strength and courage. The first creature, Grendel, is killed by a man named Beowulf who is well known for his success in defeating villains. The second creature, Grendellís mother, is also defeated by Beowulf. The last monster is a fire-breathing dragon that Be....