A Theme In Beowulf's Loyalty

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The epic Beowulf is the story of a mythical man who has superhuman abilities. He is set on a mission to defeat a monster named Grendel, who has been terrorizing the the Danes. Beowulf travels across the ocean to help them. He undertakes this because he has loyalty to the king of the Danes. This aspect of loyalty is what I expressed in my piece of art. Loyalty is one of the strongest themes in Beowulf, and why it is important to express through art. Loyalty is shown from the beginning when Beowulf requests to the assist the Danes from King Hygelac. He undertakes this task because Beowulf’s father was protected by Hrothgar in battle.This shapes the foundation of Beowulf’s loyalty toward him. To express this loyalty, I had many ideas such as

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