Essays Tagged: "Hygd"

Beowulf and Grendal

the onlywoman in the texts that was forsaken to encourage appeasement amongstfeuding courts. Queen Hygd was offered to Hygelac under very similarcircumezces as told in Beowulf, and portrayed the same ... t is evident to the reader that this is not an unusualAnglo-Saxon custom.Queen Wealhtheow and Queen Hygd served as excellent role modelsfor the courts in which they served. They exemplified the manner ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


able roles to that of society. There are six women that appear in the poem and they are Wealhtheow, Hygd, Hildeburh, Freawaru, Thyrth and Grendel's mother. Two of them, Wealhtheow and Hygd, are queens ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry