Analysis of Extract From Beowulf in Modern English

Provide a close critical analysis of the extract from Beowulf in Modern English.

The extract:

“LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings of spear-armed Danes, in days long sped, we have heard, and what honor the athelings won! Oft Scyld the Scefing from squadrons foes, from many a tribe, the mead-bench tore, awing the earls. Since erst he lay friendless, a foundling, fate repaid him: for he waxed under welkin, in wealth, he throve, till before him the folk, both far and near, who house by the whale path, heard his mandate, gave him gifts: a good king he!”