Beowulf's slip of the tongue and linden wood's importance? (ll.429-441)
Abstract Translation Recordings Beowulf's ego between the lines? A balance of compound words Closing Back To Top Abstract Standing before Hrothgar himself, Beowulf states that he will face Grendel unarmed. Back To Top Translation "'That you do not refuse me, protector of warriors, close friend of the people, that for which I have now come...
Beowulf's boasting is taking its toll
In this week's translation and commentary, Beowulf ties himself in rhetorical knots and I wonder why Anglo-Saxon shields are specifically yellow.