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compare and contrast the characterization of beowulf and sir gawain in the excerpts

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Beowulf and Sir Gawain are characters from different stories, but they share many similarities. Before we dive in, keep in mind that each character is truly a reflection of the cultures in which they were created, so we're dealing with the Middle Ages.

One rather stark difference between Sir Gawain and Beowulf concerns religion, a very important value in the Anglo-Saxon medieval era. Beowulf often prays to a Christian god but does not seem...

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