The Wanderer The Human Condition

Satisfactory Essays
The Human Condition
Does “The Wanderer” fit the elegy genre? Yes, it displays negative and depressing emotions, but also displays the healing after great pain.

I’ve felt lost. I’ve felt abandoned and lonely just as you have. We haven’t quite got it figured out yet. So far, all that we have lived and known is love and loss, but that’s it. What happens after loss? The Anglo-Saxon poem The Wanderer seems to have figured out how the heart works and acts in three stages of distress: anhoga (solitary man), modcearic (man troubled in mind), and snotter on mode (man wise in mind). A poem that truly shows the work of the Lord, supported by history that had exact to similar religious experiences. The wanderer starts as a God fearing young man whom
Get Access