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Test Monday, March 12

type

epic, narrative

amount of alliterative verse

3200

author

unknown

alliteration

many words begin with the same sound

origins

Norse (Norway) and told in denmark- danish invaders carried to England where it fused with christianity

setting

island by Denmark, castle of the king of Dares- coast of southern sweden (Jutland- Geats- tribe of Beowulf)

Beowulf

hero who performs fantastic deeds
probably based on a real person
"superhuman"

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