Beowulf by Anonymous, translated by Seamus Heaney Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero, saves the Danes from the monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies ina vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath.

Beowulf! I absolutely LOVE this book. Gotta thank my senior English teacher for making us read it :)

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Grendel from the movie "Beowulf"

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Beowulf & Grendel's arm

Beowulf - cover designed by David Laufer, 1978

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Grendel Grendel Grendel. Part 1: The intro. Strange and rare animated movie that I absolutely LOVE!!! The story of Beowulf - Told from the monsters perspective.

Grendel, from Beowulf, by Charles Keeping | Tumblr

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The famous Anglo Saxon epic poem. The purpose of the story of Beowulf was to recollect and reinforce Viking values. Beowulf has the personification of the Anglo Saxon way of life, and was an example of the values Vikings should live by.

e.e. cummings

He is widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern detective story and an innovator in the science fiction genre, but he made his living as America’s first great literary critic and theoretician. Poe’s reputation today rests primarily on his tales of terror as well as on his haunting lyric poetry.

Beowulf vs Grendel the battles ends with Beowulfs powerful strength tearing Grendels arm.

"Some books are meant to be read just like this alone, with the evening, a bowl of fruit ripening, waiting for the reader to grow hungry, but she won't, the book will devour her, and it will soon become morning." ~Silvi. #Woman_reading #Novel #Art #Vintage

A collection of poems written from Ted Hughes to Sylvia Plath after she died. A book of poetry that reads like a novel.

THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE follows the experiences of 19-year-old Henry Fleming, a recruit in the American Civil War. Fleming overcomes initial fears and shame for his cowardice through strength of will, determination, and effort. He eventually masters his shortcomings and becomes a hero on the battlefield.

Sylvia Plath - Collected Poems