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Beowulf

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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"