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Seamus Heaney Literature Beowulf Meaning

06/29/19

Meaning of lines explaining Hrothgar's ruling in Heorot?

I'm reading Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf and when the poet talks about Heorot Hall (lines 71 through 73) he says > it would be his throne-room and there he would dispense > his... more
Seamus Heaney Literature Poetry Meaning

03/16/19

In the poem "North" by Seamus Heaney, what is meant by the Aurora Borealis line and the word "nubbed"?

I'm taking notes and learning about the poem "North" by Seamus Heaney, and would like help with the literary analysis of some lines. What is meant by: >Expect aurora Borealis in the long... more

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