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Anglo-Saxon Values Essays -- essays research papers
Throughout the Anglo-Saxon and Middle Age periods the main characters always had a similar established value; honor. This value is prominent in Beowulf, Ã¢â¬Å"The SeafarerÃ¢â¬ , and The Canterbury Tales. Each of the main characters portray honor either to himself, his followers, his king, and/or his God. These poems are the different aspects of honor intertwined together to form the most prevailing value during this time frame. Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã Beowulf is a story of a brave warrior who fights Grendel in the timeless battle of good versus evil. This era was an age of fierce battles coupled with equally fierce honor and loyalty to rulers. Ã¢â¬Å"Ã¢â¬ ¦He and all his glorious band of Geats thanked God that their leader had come back unharmed.Ã¢â¬ The author is referring to the universal devotion expr...
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