A Thesis on the Poem Beowulf

THESIS: Beowulf is steeped in a pagan tradition that depicts nature as hostile and forces of death as uncontrollable. Blind fate picks random victims; man is never reconciled with the world. Beowulf ends a failure.

You should come up with AS MANY points as you can that prove this thesis correct. (10+) It should be SPECIFIC to the text and be as detailed as possible. use direct quotes from the Poem to back up your points/reasonings as to why this thesis is correct. MAKE SURE YOU CITE THE QUOTE LINE NUMBERS!

It  will be graded on effective rhetoric, quality of your argumentation and analysis, the extent to which you can support your main points.

Organize EACH point you make by category. You can have a multitude of different points all under the same category as long as they are each different and bring up a unique aspect as to why this thesis can be applied

Avoid ambiguity and be direct with the point you are trying to make. .

You can structure this assignment in Bullet notes as long as it is clear, easy to read and I can differentiate each point from the the rest. Make sure each point has EXAMPLES to follow and direct quotes.

You can’t use any websites/outside sources. Please only use the poem “Beowulf” as your only source.