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Wealth in Beowulf vs. Wealth in Canterbury Tales

Wealth Wealth, money, gold, property, possession, prosperity, treasure, luxuriance… You probably heard these words millions of times in your life time, but have you considered what they actually mean? What is their meaning to you? What is the value they hold in the world? How are they seen in our everyday life? There are thousands of questions that can be asked about this one aspect of life. The question I want to discuss in this paper differs from all the typical ones. My question is: “How did the theme of wealth change in literature from the beginning of times?” In this paper I will be considering the epic, Beowulf that was composed by an unknown person during Anglo-Saxon period of…