prompt: From a modern perspective, evaluate the epic Beowulf as an example of misogyny. From our contemporary point of view, discuss those elements of the poem that examine Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards women. How are female characters viewed within the text? What roles do they play in this warrior-dominated society? DO NOT WRITE WHAT THE CHARACTER “SHOULD HAVE DONE” – AVOID JUDGING OTHER CULTURES!
Include 3 quotes from Burton Raffel’s translation of Beowulf per paragraph (5 paragraph essay), I can provide some quotes if needed