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Anglo-Saxon values

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The Anglo-Saxon epic poem served to entertain listeners but also to teach them.

Which of the following quotations demonstrates a deeply-help Anglo-Saxon value?

A

Hygelac

"rewarded [Beowulf] with land as well, seven thousand hides" (2195-2196).

B

When Beowulf hears of the dragon,

" ...the prince of the rings was too proud
to line up with a large army
against the sky plague" (2345-2347).

C

The dragon's

"pent-up fury
at the loss of the vessel made him long to hit back" (2304-2305).

D

"Yet there was no way the weakened nation
could get Beowulf to give in and agree
to be elevated over Heardred his lord..."
(2373-2375).

E

Beowulf tells his men

"I shall win the gold" (2535).