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Eng 205 - Beowulf (Grigg)

This guide will help you with Ms. Grigg's Beowulf research paper in English 205.

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Basic Search: a good first search is Beowulf followed by the word 'and' and the subtopic.  Examples below: 

"​Beowulf and treasure" - also "Beowulf and gold," "Beowulf and man-price," "Beowulf and gift, "Beowulf and wealth"

"Beowulf and (alienation or community)" - also "Beowulf and (community or comitatus)"

"Beowulf and Christianity," - also "Beowulf and (Christ* or pagan*)," "Beowulf and religion," "Beowulf and monsters"

" Beowulf and hero" - also, "Beowulf and ideal hero," "Beowulf and heroic code"

"Beowulf and Vikings"

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