Поиск

Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
везде
только в названии
только в тексте
Выводить:
описание
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
Zola?s La Débâcle, first planned in 1868, was the penultimate chapter in Les Rougon-Macquart. Warfare was something Zola had always meant to give full...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
When I got up Saturday morning to go to Bolton I thought this would be the easiest yet most wonderful thing I’ve ever done in my life. I thought wrong...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
The word utopia, in its simplest form means a “perfect world.” In other words it is a society in which man has reached such perfection that he is able...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
In Snow Crash, a novel by Neal Stephenson, Stephenson examines how expanding technology affects a society. He introduces us to a world where a compute...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

The Christian Epic Beowulf Essay, Research Paper

The Christian Epic Beowulf

The epic Beowulf is the basic good vs. evil long narrative poem. A local town is being terrorized by a sin stained demon named Grendel. The town’s people pray for a savior for many years and eventually their prayers are answered. A legendary warrior by the name of Beowulf arrives to defeat the wrathful creature. As he promised, Grendel had met his match and Beowulf did it bare handed.

This epic is without a doubt a Christian epic. There are many references made to the bible. For example, the epic mentions, “The Almighty making the earth”(7) in the beginning. A non-Christian epic would not us these words as a vehicle for the setting of their drama. The mentioning of any reference to the Bible or anything precluding to it, would not be used in a pagan epic. Other words, spoken in the Christian favor where “banished by God, punished forever for the crime of Abel’s death”(21). This quote refers to a story of the Bible and conflict of good and evil. Never the less, reinforces the concepts of this epic being Christian. At the same time it shows these persons realize the wrath of God’s power, further more strengthening the notions being discussed. Another phrase that makes these thoughts believable is “…protected by God”(84). Pagan societies refuse to condone God and everything he stands for so yet again, why would a non-Christian epic mention anything referring to God. In the end the hero wins and evil is defeated, God is the hero and satin is the evil. In a Christian epic this is the only true ending.

We will never truly know weather this is a Christian epic or not. But the facts are presented hear and there is no doubt Christianity is present in this epic which either way strengthens my argument. If you still don’t believe these arguments, then how would it be possible for a pagan epic to refer to Christianity or the bible as many times as it does and say it isn’t a Christian epic?


Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Christian Elements In Beowulf Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Christian Elements In Beowulf Essay, Research Paper Christian Elements in Beowulf The praised epic poem, Beowulf, is the first great heroic poem ... . The epic of Beowulf is wrapped in a history of pagan ideal and Christian surroundings. The ...
  2. Christian Morals In Beowulf Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Christian Morals In Beowulf Essay, Research Paper Christian Morals in Beowulf Beowulf is an epic tale that has been changed ... are shown that without the christian morals throughout Beowulf, the story would seem incomplete ...
  3. Beowulf The Epic Hero Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Beowulf The Epic Hero Essay, Research Paper Beowulf the Epic Hero What does it mean ... die in the process. So is Beowulf a hero? Yes, Beowulf is a great epic hero ... the battlefield. The main difference is that they are pagans, and Beowulf is a Christian ...
  4. The Slaughter House Five Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    The Slaughter House Five Essay, Research Paper THE NOVEL - THE ... a firm belief in the survival of the fittest. Vonnegut ... always admired the Christian virtues of ... The scene in the Luxembourg forest also parodies the conclusion of the medieval French epic ...
  5. The Lost Of Paradise Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    The Lost Of Paradise Essay, Research Paper Epic Characteristics of Milton’s Masterwork, Paradise ... values and contents with Judeo-Christian correlatives. (Epic and Tragic Structure . . . 20 ... strain or reservation his entire belief in the unity of creation and ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0066330432891846