Beowulf
Anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet

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Karim Chandra

Overview
Author
Anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet
Year Published
700
Type
Heroic Poetry
Genre
Old English Epic Poem
Perspective and Narrator
The narrator uses a third person omniscient perspective thought the story as he sees and knows everything that is going to happen.
Tense
Past
About the Title
The original document did not have a title just the way it did not have an author. The poem got its name from its heroic protagonist, Beowulf. Naming the poem after him was a way of honoring his achievements and moral character.
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