Ap english: Major Works Data Sheet Title: Beowulf Author: Oral; minstrels Date of Publication: 975-1025 A. D. Genre: Anglo-Saxon Epic Biographical information about the author Historical information about period of publication



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Describe the author’s style
I think the style of this book falls under archaic because of the way the author writes the characters dialogues. Another form of style used is formal because of the way the characters address each other.
Examples that demonstrate style

They use the Old English way of speaking. My lord, the Great king of the Danes commands me…”
Memorable quotations
“Let God be thanked…the Almighty makes miracles…when he pleases, wonder after wonder, and this world rests in his hands…”
In response to Unferth’s comment (stanza but the truth is simple no man swims in the sea as I can, no strength is a match for mine…”


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