An epicpoemisalongnarrativepoem that celebrates the deeds of a heroic figure.Epic poems served several purposes:•They toldthe stories of the culture's history.•They passeddownthe culture's values.•They entertained the listeners.HOW WELL do you think the passage below from Beowulf achieves the above purposes? Why? Explain. – USE parts of the poem with in your answer—make sure to write at least 5 complete sentences.Image above is taken from your textbook pgs.2-9. This passage is the background information for the excerpt.
It’s just here as a reminder of the context, sinceyou’re not reading the entire epic poem. More important context:Side note--Although Beowulf had come through the Anglo-Saxon tradition as a pagan story, it was recorded by a Christian society. The person or people who wrote the story down, probably working in a monastery, made a point to include Christian values, especially in the character of the hero Beowulf. Beowulf represents