Beowulf (3 of 6)
Publication Date: April 12, 2010
Chapter: English Literature During The Middle Ages
This could be one of those things that only makes me laugh, but screw it; every time dialogue is prefaced by "Beowulf, Son of Ecgtheow, Said," I crack up. It really doesn't make any sense, but that phrase - or a variation thereof - is used so frequently in the story that it's almost like a running gag. You think it made Seamus Heaney laugh too? I suspect not.
Year: c. 800 • Source: Project Gutenberg • Info: Wikipedia
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