There are many similarities with Beowulf and Sir Gawain, but the main one is that they are both considered as heroes. They are heroes, because hero is considered to be someone who passed through many test and battles, be it physical, spiritual or mental to help any person. Beowulf is a warrior who destroyed a monster, called Grendal who eat Beowulf’s guards, and when he tried to grab the warrior Beowulf, he squeezes the hand of the monster until its hand fell off, and he run away and disappear into
and loyalty, but what makes each hero different? Batman is not the same as Superman, a firefighter is not the same as a policeman. Each hero--although sharing the same qualities--are differentiated through their actions, specifically in how and why they act. The same logic applies to Beowulf and Sir Gawain . Even though these heroes express similar traits, they differ through their actions in battle. Beowulf and Sir Gawain undoubtedly both display the same traits such as courage, but their motives
medieval romantic literature influence how modern films are made? Romantic literature started during the mid-12th Century (“Romance,” par.1). Medieval romances are stories and plays in which kings, knights, and damsels in distress go on some sort of adventure (from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight from Morte d’ Arthur). In addition, medieval romances consist of heroic figures showing acts of chivalry. As the years have passed, medieval romance has been portrayed in numerous screenings and productions.