Comparison/Contrast of Heroes from a Heroic Narrative (Beowulf) and a Chivalric Romance
nPaper #1: Comparison/Contrast of Heroes from a Heroic Narrative (Beowulf) and a Chivalric RomanceComplete the attached chart to get you started thinking about paper topics. What ideas emerge from this comparison?ELEMENTSBEOWULFGAWAINVillains encounteredExtraordinary strength/courageRole of womenImportance of armorSpecial weaponBlood lineConcept of the afterlifeQuestSuccessful?Role of afterlifeConcern with honor/shame?Concern with guilt/sin?Internal/external Motivators for action? Religion? Insert your own ideas here! Be sure to check out the rubric as well. Your final paper must: Be at least three pages long
Be in MLA format, including proper heading, internal citations, and Works Cited page
Include at least three direct quotes from each work
Mention the title and time period of each work in the introduction
Include a fabulous thesis sentence in the intro.
Sample thesis sentences: While the women of Beowulf play a very minor role, women are actually the driving force of the entire plot of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.