Paper: Is Beowulf the Epitome of the Germanic Warrior Hero?

Is Beowulf the Epitome of the Germanic Hero? This paper will deal with whether Beowulf is the epitome of the Germanic Hero. To do that, we have to define the Germanic hero, then look up examples of Beowulf performing acts that concur with the Germanic hero type. From that we can draw a conclusion. One … Continue reading Paper: Is Beowulf the Epitome of the Germanic Warrior Hero?

Paper: Are Black and White Vernaculars Diverging?

Are Black and White Vernaculars Diverging? From the 1980’s, much research has been done on AAVE: African American Vernacular English. AAVE is a variety of English spoken by most working- and middle-class African Americans. AAVE might be a plantation creole; it derived from the British English spoken by plantation holders, which was taken over by … Continue reading Paper: Are Black and White Vernaculars Diverging?

Paper: On Anagnorisis and Akrasia in Doctor Faustus

On Anagnorisis and Akrasia in Doctor Faustus The History of the Damnable Life and Deserved Death of Doctor John Faustus is a tragicomical play by Christopher Marlowe, written in the sixteenth century. The plot is about doctor Faustus, who sells his soul to Lucifer in order to attain power and knowledge. The selling of his … Continue reading Paper: On Anagnorisis and Akrasia in Doctor Faustus