Subjection and Subversion of Eve
Paradise Lost by John Milton is one of the finest epics of the British Literature. In this
epic, John Milton explains the creation and fall of Adam and Eve which eventually led to the
establishment of the gender ro
1. Compare and contrast Hal and Hotspur in Henry IV, Part 1. How do they develop the
central meaning of the play?
Two of the main characters in Henry IV, Part I, by William Shakespeare, were Hal and
Hotspur. Hal was also known as Prince
The King Arthur tales portray medieval culture emerging from the Dark Ages after the
fall of Roman Empire. Medieval literature includes all the works produced in England after the
fall of Roman Empire and to the start of the Renaissance period. It
1. Analyze Beowulfs rise from a landless Geat to king of the Geats. What wisdom and
leadership qualities does he acquire and how?
Throughout the epic, Beowulf has exemplified as a hero. He is the hero of all heroes and
he demonstrates this th
Response Paper # 2
1. How do Anglo-Saxons see themselves in relationship to the universe? Do they seem to
feel that they are favored by the Gods or do they feel a malign or negative response
from their gods? Do they have a comfortable vision of an afterli
Response Paper # 4
Why does Gawain keep the green gridle and not pass it on to his host as agreed between them?
Should he have kept the green girdle or given it to the host and gone willingly to meet his death
at the Green Knights hands? What does the cou
Response Paper # 1
What is the Anglo-Saxon attitude towards wealth, treasure and money?
This epic portrays the Anglo-Saxons attitude towards wealth, treasure and money. They
stretched their beloved lord in his boat, laid out by the mast, amidships, the