Cause and Effect in Beowulf: Motivation and Driving Forces Behind Words and Deeds
- Publish Date: 2005-09-28
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Martin Puhvel
Cause and Effect in Beowulf traces the mental processes governing the characters in the highly dramatic epic poem Beowulf. The book focuses on the driving forces underlying the characters' actions, words, and attitudes, with special attention paid to Beowulf's zealous pursuit of heroic glory.