Beowulf Vs. Sir Gawain: The Difference of epic heroes

The role of the epic hero changed greatly between Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The time period each piece was written was the greatest influence on the change of how the hero was portrayed. Beowulf being written in the 8th century, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight being written in the 14th century, were very different …

Transitioning Towards the Modern Gothic Novel

There was a transition away from the early Gothic novels towards horror / Gothic novels we known today. It began with classic novels such as Frankenstein, and The Vampyre which are perfect examples of the Gothic novel, which I also feel started the transition from the early Gothic novels such as The Italian toward the more horror based Gothic novels …