Comparing Beowulf And The Epic Of Beowulf

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Anglo-Saxons refers to settlers from the German regions that migrated to Britain during the fall of the Roman Empire. In the story Beowulf, his actions portray him, indeed be an epic hero. Both Christianity and Paganism are both portrayed throughout the epic Beowulf. Beowulf frequently speaks of God throughout the story, while there are also many Pagan elements that are evident throughout the story as well. In addition, "It 's hard to ignore the Christian and Pagan elements in Beowulf. These types of elements are what define the heroic warrior in the epic Beowulf"(Vengeance the Pagan and Christian Inspiration). Throughout the epic Beowulf, while the Anglo-Saxons followed Christianity, they had a hard time letting go of the Pagan beliefs when things got hard. First, references to the bible are one way that Anglo-Saxons followed Christianity, while they had a hard time letting go of the Pagan beliefs. One of the first Christian aspects in the story is referring to how God created the earth. Furthermore, "The Almighty created the earth, creating all the beautiful landscapes that is marked off by the waters, and lighted by the moon and sun"(The Monster Grendel from Beowulf Translated by Burton Raffel the Monster Grendel 1). Furthermore, in this quote the author portrays how the Almighty created the earth and how he gave life to everything in the world. This quote is reminding us of the religious aspect of the poem because it is a Christian viewpoint, only about Pagans. In

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