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The Anglo-Saxon World Summary
Kevin Crossley-Holland

Everything you need to understand or teach The Anglo-Saxon World by Kevin Crossley-Holland.

  • The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Anglo-Saxon World Lessons
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The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology Summary


Beowulf, King of the Geatsappears in Epic: Beowulf

Beowulf is one of the best-known fictional characters in English literature, remaining well-known throughout the ages. Beowulf is the ultimate Germanic hero, with his loyalty and respect toward the king, his unstinting bravery, and his immense fortitude and strength. He could be compared to Superman. Beowulf has superhuman strength and the ability to hold his breath for an entire day. A brash young man, he brags about his prowess in battle, as a matter of personal honor, and he is willing to go to great lengths to back up his boasts. Beowulf is capable of wielding weapons forged by giants, and he is not afraid to fight monsters, even when he knows that he is likely to die. Not only that, but he insists on fighting them with no help from others, and he prefers to do it barehanded. Later...

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