Periods Of English Literature

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The monks also tried to infuse the Anglo-Saxons with a love for Christianity, where the heroes were Christ and his Apostles, by writing poetry such as “Cinewulf”, “The Dream of the Rood” and “Elene”. It was a monk, in fact, who wrote down the tale of “Beowulf”, the most celebrated tale of the period...
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“Beowulf” is a folk epic that is representative of the Old English period, in both life and character. “Beowulf” can be summarized as the tale of a brave and heroic warrior, who has superhuman strength and all the important values of a fighter. He saves King Hrothgar’s people from two evil creatures, Grendel and the Sea Hag, and is rewarded with many great treasures...
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