Essay on The Battle Of Good And Evil

1143 Words Feb 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
The battle of good and evil can be interpreted in many ways throughout the entire story. The good represents Beowulf and Wiglaf, the evil represents the three monsters Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the dragon. Each character can relate to the good and evil of modern day, which can be hatred or corruption in everyday life.
Each Battle is between good and evil, there are three battles in the book the represents this. Beowulf battles with each of the monsters represent the battle between good and evil, but of course the good always win. Beowulf shows courage, bravery, and loyalty in each battle. This gives him the strength to defeat each monster and keep the kingdom safe. The battle before Beowulf came was strictly between Hrothgar and Grendel was that he couldn’t keep Grendel away from his kingdom and he was perishing from that. How he dealt with Grendel’s attacks on the village showed a deep fear in him that he is unable to control everything. When Beowulf comes he is then fearful again because he doesn’t want him to die solving the issue in his village. He then rejects Beowulf’s offer on battling Grendel. Beowulf rises up either way and amputates Grendel’s arm and shows the king that he is able to help him handle this situation. It deeply affected the kingdom after Beowulf defeats Grendel and his mother. After he is then pronounced to be king. This shows the Hrothgar and the village trust Beowulf to run everything, due to his character traits. Beowulf represented the good…

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