Differences in Adaptations of The Green Knight and Beowulf- Project 1 revised

In many of the texts we read in class, if not all, there is a significant amount of change in the story because of generations of translating. Most of these stories began as early as the sixth century. Others come a little later. For example, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, written by an unknown… Read more Differences in Adaptations of The Green Knight and Beowulf- Project 1 revised

Milton, Book 1 Daily Question 11/8

“Who first seduc’d them to that foul revolt?Th’ infernal Serpent; he it was, whose guileStird up with Envy and Revenge, deceiv’d [ 35 ]The Mother of Mankind, what time his Pride” (Milton) As we are reading this, I sense many hints to Eve. Is she being portrayed as the “Mother of Mankind” here? And what is the significance of mankind being… Read more Milton, Book 1 Daily Question 11/8

The Representation of Evil, Women: And Women’s Expectations in Medieval and Beowulf/Green Knight.

Education has always been a critical issue in every developing culture. Education became more important throughout the Renaissance period. Since the dawn of time, men and women have been regarded differently, with many of the disparities being unfavorable against women. These distinctions also apply to education throughout the Renaissance period. Women have suffered much as… Read more The Representation of Evil, Women: And Women’s Expectations in Medieval and Beowulf/Green Knight.

Beowulf Vs. Green Knight and all the Media in Between

When looking into the classical model of a Hero or a Hero’s Journey, many people think of most of media and many classical poems and folk stories. Most English or classical poem enthusiasts would immediately cite Beowulf as a prime example of a Hero’s Journey. However I am here to make the opposite case using… Read more Beowulf Vs. Green Knight and all the Media in Between