Studies in Philology; Early Winter81, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p62, 15p
GERMANIC ethics, OLD English poetry, TEXTUAL criticism, GERMANIC mythology, and ADVERSITY in literature
The article critiques the artistic triumph of the Old English poem "Deor," particularly commenting on the poem's depiction of Germanic ethics. It explores the view of the poem as a traditional heroic poem, the three movements formed by "Deor"'s strophes, and the use of Germanic mythology and hardship in the poem.