How great literature can change your life. Tuesday. Recently I was talking to my oldest son Darien, a former theater major, about Shakespeare’s problem plays.
One of the central themes of Beowulf, embodied by its title character, is loyalty. At every step of his career, loyalty is Beowulf's guiding virtue.
He is the dear friend and chief advisor of King Hrothgar. He is the man who is killed brutally by Grendel's mother. It is his bloody head that Grendel's mother leaves.
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