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Beowulf is the earliest surviving poem in outdated English. even if the authorship is nameless it's believed to were written sooner than the tenth century advert. the single extant ecu manuscript of the Beowulf textual content is put at round 1010. The epic tells the story of the Scandinavian hero Beowulf as he struggles opposed to 3 adversaries; the monster Grendel, Grendel's mom and an unnamed dragon. The epic was once lately published as a blockbuster movie starring Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, John Malkovich, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Jolie.
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Beowulf is the earliest surviving poem in previous English. even supposing the authorship is nameless it's believed to were written earlier than the tenth century advert. the single extant eu manuscript of the Beowulf textual content is put at round 1010. The epic tells the story of the Scandinavian hero Beowulf as he struggles opposed to 3 adversaries; the monster Grendel, Grendel's mom and an unnamed dragon.
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47). Upon her return from the Flats, Zeena, the hypochondriac and wasting wife, has a new 舠mien of wan authority舡 (p. 61). Her voice, moreover, has a new tone, neither whining nor reproachful but resolute. Zeena舗s high-boned face, thin figure, and gray hair have caused several critics to see her as a witchlike character. As the narrative progresses toward its closing chapters, this figure of apparently wasting energy assumes greater power over Ethan: 舠She was no longer the listless creature who had lived at his side in a state of sullen self-absorption, but a mysterious alien presence, an evil energy secreted from the long years of silent brooding.
1911Wharton舗s Ethan Frome is published; it was inspired by the New England life the author witnessed near her home in Lenox. 1913Edith and Edward divorce. Wharton moves to France, where she will spend most of the rest of her life. Willa Cather舗s O Pioneers! 1914Wharton travels to Tunisia and Algiers, then undertakes relief efforts during World War I. 1916Wharton receives the French Legion of Honor award for her war relief activities. 1917T. S. 1918Willa Cather publishes My Ɠntonia. 1921Wharton becomes the first woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, which she receives for The Age of Innocence.
322 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10001 Š Michael J. 舡 The youngest of three children, Edith spent her early years touring Europe with her parents and, upon the family舗s return to the United States, enjoyed a privileged childhood in New York and Newport, Rhode Island. Edith舗s creativity and talent soon became obvious: By the age of eighteen she had written a novella, Fast and Loose (as well as witty reviews of it), and published poetry in the Atlantic Monthly. After a failed engagement, Edith married a wealthy sportsman, Edward Wharton.