Beowulf in a quote

"Nearly all monster stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant, Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon, Harry Potter triumphing over the basilisk. That is their inner grammar, and the whole shape of the story leads towards it."

Related Sources

  • Definition for "Beowulf"
    • An anonymous Old English epic poem thought to…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "Beowulf"
    • But when the waters cleared, hope…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "Beowulf"
    • "Nearly all monster stories depend for…"
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "Beowulf"
  • Urban Dictionary for "Beowulf"
    • a person who bones monsters while…
    • View More
32 votes