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Handout - Structure of Beowulf (Times)

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A handout breaking Beowulf down into a series of 'times' - i) the distant past; ii) just before the fight with Grendel (e.g. 20-50 years); iii) Danish episodes; iv) intervening period (50 years); v) time of Dragon, and future. The handout breaks the fits down into meaningful sections to show how the poet moves back and forth between these time periods.
This item is from Project Woruldhord, University of Oxford (http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/); © S. Lee

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