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What is the irony of the giant sword?

A

"only Beowulf could wield it in battle" (1562)

B

It is just one out of a whole "armory" the troll-dam owned (1558).

C

"the rare smithwork" (1679).

D

"it was engraved all over
and showed how war first came into the world
and the flood destroyed the tribe of giants" (1988-1690).

E

"in pure gold inlay on the sword-guards
there were rune-markings correctly incised" (1694-1695).

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