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Beowulf vs Grendal – Old English

Obviously Beowulf is really important to the history of English and to understand how English came to be. But it probably shouldn’t be read with a lot of pomp and circumstance. It was just a story people would tell around the fire. It was a story to entertain people late at night. It had word play and cool turns of phrase, but really it was about the characters and the story, not about pronunciation everything in a bombastic way.

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