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Study Guide for Unknown's Beowulf including section summary, character analysis, and more. Learn all about Beowulf, ask questions, and get the answers you need.
Years Composed: c. 700–750 CE
Type: Epic poem
Perspective and Narrator:
Beowulf is told from a third-person omniscient perspective as the narrator shows glimpses of many characters' feelings and viewpoints.
Beowulf is told primarily in the past tense.
About the Title:
Beowulf is named after its heroic protagonist, Beowulf, as a way of further honoring his achievements and moral character.