Beowulf Good Vs Evil Research Paper

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Beowulf is a story of heroes, monsters, battles, and death. All four of these things play a role in the theme of this story, the theme of good versus evil. The theme of good versus evil is evident in the story but one is the victor over the other. Good prevails over evil in Beowulf, and it is evident in the fights between Beowulf and Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the dragon.

Before a person can see that good prevails over evil, they must see what is evil and what is good. The first monster ,Grendel, is characterized as an infernal creature, a fiend of @#!*% , ˜ @#!*% 's captive', an alien spirit, a companion of ˜devils', and indeed a devil himself (Parks 4). He was a powerful monster, living down in the darkness/ Growled in pain, impatient

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