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Autor: anton • January 3, 2011 • 306 Words (2 Pages) • 835 Views
Ð²Ð‚ÑšHeremod was different,
the way he behaved to EcgwelaÐ²Ð‚™s sons.
His rise in the world brought lithe joy
to the Danish people, only death and destruction.
He vented his rage on men he caroused with,
killed his own comrades, a pariah king
Who cut himself off to his own kind,
Even although Almighty God had made him
eminent and powerful and marked him from the start
for a happy life. But change happened,
He grew bloodthirsty, gave no more things
to honor the Danes. He suffered in the end
for having plagued his people for so long
his life lost happiness.Ð²Ð‚Ñœ
This passage from the poem exists for two main reasons for which I can discover.
First, the poet uses this story to ensure that Beowulf will stray away from HeremodÐ²Ð‚™s path.
The poet continues on with vague examples using figurative languages such as:
Ð²Ð‚ÑšA killer stalks him,
an archer who draws the deadly bow.
And then the man is hit in the heart, the arrow flies beneath his defenses,
the devious promptings of the demon start.Ð²Ð‚Ñœ
This killer he speaks of his very fictive. No such person has attacked Heremod.
What he is trying to