Beowulf Rhetorical Analysis

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Everyone has a perspective on good and evil; the battle line between good and even runs through the heart. “Beowulf” illuminates characters that come from dark and deep backgrounds that construct their dauntless actions. In the heroic tale “Beowulf,” the author’s tones strongly demonstrates themes of loyalty, honor, and courage. Raffel’s tones remotely displays the act of loyalty within multiple characters. “Hail to these who will rise to God, drop off their dead bodies” (101). The follower of almighty Beowulf, is “hailing” and praising his leader, to pronounce his true companionship and respect for the “Beowulf.” This exhibits secure loyalty to Beowulf. “My tongue grows heavy and my heart, when I try to tell you what Grendel has …show more content…

“I treated them politely, offering the edge of my razor-sharp sword”(293). Beowulf will fight with all his might with the edge of his “razor-sharp” sword to display his bravery and his passion in order to save the day and fight for his people. He presents himself with politeness but also with strength and fearlessness to display his courage to fight with his razor-sharp sword. “When we crossed the sea, my comrades and I, [we] already knew that all [our] purpose was this: to win the good will of your people or die in battle”(365) They knew a battle was coming, and they were prepared and ready to fight. They had confidence and courage to win the battle in the name of Beowulf. The author’s perception of courage displays that good will always outperform evil. In conclusion, “Beowulf” illuminates characters and their dauntless actions. In the heroic tale “Beowulf,” the author’s tones strongly demonstrates themes of loyalty, honor, and courage. Good and evil are always present but practices like honor, courage, and loyalty are examples of good and will outweigh the sinful evil. The ideas in “Beowulf” are reflected in the real world; courage, loyalty, and honor, will bring good, such as highs and newcomers. These practices will bring wonders. Happiness and joy will always outmatch evil. Moral practices bring and end to

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