Identity in English literature. English literature has produced some of the most well-known written works in the world and continues to influence literature today. In this course, you’ve read the works of different influential English authors such as Shakespeare and Chaucer and learned about different literary movements throughout history. Many of the works of literature you’ve read in this course include the theme of identity.
The protagonist may be struggling to find his/her identity, create a new one, or disassociate with an old one. Using Beowulf discuss how identity functions in the story and if you believe the author thinks identity is something a person is born with or creates for him/herself. Use examples from the text(s) to support your argument.
The quotes should be complete sentences (no more, less) and should be incorporate-d in your essay to illustrate your ideas. Please, cite your sources in a clickable reference list at the end. Also, do not copy without providing proper attribution (quotation marks and in-line citations). Also, write an essay format, not in bullet form, numbering, or another list format. It would be best if you use your own words. Lastly, proofread your work and run it through Grammarly for thorough confirmation.