Help with questions about Beowulf?





I have a few essay topics from Beowulf I need a little help with in answering. If you're familiar with any of these, please offer suggestions. Don't feel inclined to answer them all. Thanks.1. Throughout Beowulf, there are numerous examples of fratricide. In regards to the time and customs, why would this be the worst sin? Give examples. 2. Is the main character in "Beowulf" a Christian character or merely a character with Christian traits? Give three examples to support your answer. Why might these characteristics have been incorporated?3. Discuss the Anglo Saxon way of life, including customs and beliefs, and how thse ways came to change. Be sure to include details about influences which affected/were catalysts to change.



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  1. touchless says:

    1. Fratricide is the killing of one’s own brothers. In Beowulf, Grendel is said to be a descendant of Cain. Cain killed his brother Abel. Unferth tried to demean Beowulf in front of Hrothgar by mentioning his swimming match with Brecca. Beowulf then mentioned that Unferth had killed his own brother.2. Beowulf is not a Christian character but the entire epic poem shows Christian traditions. It is both a mix of both Christian and pagan traditions. For example, in the end when Beowulf’s body is burned, the burning of a body is a pagan tradition. But as it is burned, it says that Heaven swallowed the smoke, which is obviously a Christian reference.3. Not sure, but I know that in the Anglo Saxon period they were big on loyalty and religion.Not sure if these are the answers you wanted, but I tried. :)