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Open Questions on "Beowulf" HOMEWORK

  • Why does Beowulf refuse to rest and chooses battle instead? What Anglo-Saxon concept does our hero emphasize with the following words:

It is Always better…

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Advance Review - Beowulf HC (Image Comics)

Publisher: Image Comics
Writer: Santiago García
Artist: David Rubín
Release Date: 21st December 2016 981 more words


A Day That Will Live ...

Seventy-five years ago Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese, which led the U.S. into World War II. “This is a day that will live in infamy,” declared President Franklin D. 131 more words


Beowulf meets Hollywood in Beowulf: The Blockbuster

I had always figured that Seamus Heaney would be the only prominent Irish figure to take on Beowulf. But. I was wrong.

The actor Bryan Burroughs has tackled the story in his one man show Beowulf: The Blockbuster. 352 more words


Lilith and Cain

After Lilith was banished from Eden she took refuge in an unnamed location near the Red Sea and continued her mischief.
Over the next years she would sire her demon children and drink the blood of newborns while Adam and Eve continued their lives on Earth and had two children – Abel and Cain. 436 more words


How to Lead or How Not to Lead?

In the ancient epic poem Beowulf, King Hrothgar praises the titular warrior-hero for vanquishing the Grendel monster, but admonishes Beowulf “Do not give way to pride.” Hrothgar points out that God sometimes permits a man to “lord it in many lands” until “the whole world conforms to his will,” until “the man in his unthinkingness forgets that it will all end for him.” 160 more words