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    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.


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