How do Beowulf's pagan underpinnings shape its characters?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:42 am ad1c9bdddf
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I detect strong elements of both pagan Germanic culture as well as Christianity in this poem. One character example is Hrothgar. He is described as a pagan who is truly unaware of God and God's true nature.
Another example of paganism ...
Beowulf's pagan underpinnings are briefly explored using textual examples.