ANGLO AMERICAN LITERATURE

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The Anglo – Saxons or the Old English Period 449 AD- 1066 AD
Introduction

“A bit charm of the past from what it is today “
A line from Tsurezureguza

Everything that happened in the past has a great contribution to the present; it is something that we should treasure and something that we should remember. We can also learn a lesson from the past, a lesson which can help us to pursue the future with confidence. In this lesson we will learn to appreciate the beauty of Anglo-Saxon literature; A one of a kind literature which showcases different views and values of life.

Literary History of English People

BRITON English race shaped itself through the occupation of several distinct people that occupied their places; like Great Britain.
Celts- the earliest group of people that occupied Great Britain. They were divided into two branches:
Goidels or Gauls – settled on the northern part which is now Scotland in the present.
Britons – now Welsh in the present inhabited the land of England and Wales and later conquered by the Anglo Saxons.
Two Characteristics that Briton
Vigorous but fitful emotionalism
Somewhat fantastic but sincere
ROMAN OCCUPATION For more than 300 years, from the first century up to the fifth century AD, United Kingdom was one of the Roman’s Provinces.
Roman Immigrants- introduces Roman civilization and Christianity to the Britons of the town and to the plains.
Their interest focus on things not into writings
They were divided into mutually jealous tribes which were considered as barbarous and primitive and known as the Anglo Saxons
Anglo Saxon - They were barbarians living practical expedition against the northern and eastern coast of Europe.
Strength, courage and loyalty to the king and comrades were the chief virtues that they admired.
Ferocity and cruelty are their prominent traits when they’re pissed off.
Thought they were plenty of rough attitude they were also ready for companionable good humor.
In religion

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