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Extract of Beowulf “Prologue” in Modern and Old English
Make a review of Beowulf’s “Prologue.”
Which characteristics indicate that intonations in old English sentences resemble intonations in modern English? Which lines relate to the consequential arrival of a baby on the Danish coast named Scyld? Analyze stock phrases that fill the needs of a metrical line or half line. Does the poem Beowulf indicates adherence to the Germanic alliterative verse?