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Beowulf #2
Epic poem
Hero's journey
Kenning
Epithet
Long narrative poem; Commonly a hero's journey and adventures…
Usually three main portions: the departure, the initiation, a…
a special type of compounding, metaphoric in their meaning
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality chara…
Epic poem
Long narrative poem; Commonly a hero's journey and adventures…
Hero's journey
Usually three main portions: the departure, the initiation, a…
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2 - Beowulf - Definitions
Epic Hero
Quest
Valorous Deeds
Divine Intervention
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
a journey upon which the epic hero departs and performs valor…
actions that demonstrate the hero's courage, strength, or vir…
God or some supernatural being takes part in the action - ass…
Epic Hero
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
Quest
a journey upon which the epic hero departs and performs valor…
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Beowulf List 2
exulted (v)
flourishing (adj)
hoard (n)
infest (v)
rejoice exceedingly; be highly elated or jubilant
growing vigorously; thriving; prospering
a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded…
to be numerous in, as in anything undesirable or troublesome
exulted (v)
rejoice exceedingly; be highly elated or jubilant
flourishing (adj)
growing vigorously; thriving; prospering
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Beowulf: vocabulary 2
succumb
pestilence
sluggish
malevolent
to give in or give up.... ex. I succumbed and ate the donut e…
a widespread disease, or harmful epidemic.
to move slowly.
evil, wishing harm on others
succumb
to give in or give up.... ex. I succumbed and ate the donut e…
pestilence
a widespread disease, or harmful epidemic.
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Beowulf 2
It was the place where kings and noble…
A long narrative poem on a serious sub…
The repetition of consonant sounds at…
A literary device in which a noun is r…
What did the mead-hall represent to the Anglo-Saxon warrior?
What is an epic poem? Give an example:
What is alliteration? Give an example:
What is a kenning? Give an example:
It was the place where kings and noble…
What did the mead-hall represent to the Anglo-Saxon warrior?
A long narrative poem on a serious sub…
What is an epic poem? Give an example:
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Beowulf 2
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Heorot
Grendel
protagonist war-hero who is loved by his subjects and conside…
The king of Danes, he has no problems ruling until Grendel ca…
Hrothgar's mead hall
a demon descended from Cain who wreaks havoc on Hrothgar's ki…
Beowulf
protagonist war-hero who is loved by his subjects and conside…
King Hrothgar
The king of Danes, he has no problems ruling until Grendel ca…
15 terms
Beowulf 2
Sage
Blithe
Abide
Vaunted
A knowledgable person... Noun
Happy and free from worry... Noun
To stay or to rest... Verb
Boastfully asserted... Verb
Sage
A knowledgable person... Noun
Blithe
Happy and free from worry... Noun
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Beowulf 2
Sage
Blithe
Abide
Vaunted
Noun ... Knowledge
Verb ... To be happy and free from worry
Verb ... To Stay and rest
Adverb ... Boastfully asserted
Sage
Noun ... Knowledge
Blithe
Verb ... To be happy and free from worry
15 terms
Beowulf #2
Incensed
Simplicity
Loathsome
treacherous
made very angry
the quality of not being complicated
disgusting
disloyal; traitorous
Incensed
made very angry
Simplicity
the quality of not being complicated
15 terms
Beowulf 2
affliction (n.)
cowering (v.)
fetter (n.)
gorge (v.)
a state of pain, distress, or grief; misery.
to crouch, as in fear or shame.
a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically pla…
to eat greedily.
affliction (n.)
a state of pain, distress, or grief; misery.
cowering (v.)
to crouch, as in fear or shame.
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Beowulf 2
First question asked
Who did Hrothgar know that Beowulf did?
How many men does Beowulf take
Herald's name
Who are your people?
Beowulf's Parents
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Wulfgar
First question asked
Who are your people?
Who did Hrothgar know that Beowulf did?
Beowulf's Parents
20 terms
Beowulf - Unit 2
pariah
felecity
regalia
accoutrement
(n) 1. an outcast 2. anyone that is generally despised or avo…
(n) great happiness ... synonym: joy... antonym: misery
(n) the emblems of royalty, such as the crown or scepter 2. t…
(n) 1. accessory 2. the equipment, excluding weapons and clot…
pariah
(n) 1. an outcast 2. anyone that is generally despised or avo…
felecity
(n) great happiness ... synonym: joy... antonym: misery
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Beowulf Vocabulary #2
Pilgrimage
Spawn
Host
Riddle
A long journey for a particular purpose
Give birth- produce
A great number
A form of Anglo-Saxon verse found in the Exeter- book. One of…
Pilgrimage
A long journey for a particular purpose
Spawn
Give birth- produce
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Beowulf List 2 Voc.
hag
heathen
hilt
jackal
an ugly old women, esp. a vicious or malicious one
an unconverted individual of a people that do not acknowledge…
the handle of a sword or dagger
any of several nocturnal wild dogs that scavenge or hunt in p…
hag
an ugly old women, esp. a vicious or malicious one
heathen
an unconverted individual of a people that do not acknowledge…
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Beowulf Terms 2
Heorot
Ecgtheow
Breca
Sigemund
Hrothgar's mead hall
Beowulf's father who is dead by the time the story begins
Beowulf's childhood friend whom he defeated in swimming
his story about slaying a dragon is told foreshadowing Beowul…
Heorot
Hrothgar's mead hall
Ecgtheow
Beowulf's father who is dead by the time the story begins
Beowulf 2 Vocab
adulation
adversity
affliction
assiduous
Excessive praise or admiration
Hardship; misfortune
anything causing great suffering
Persistent, attentive, diligent
adulation
Excessive praise or admiration
adversity
Hardship; misfortune
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Beowulf Vocab 2
havoc
aghast
respite
reparation
great destruction; chaos
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
(n.) a period of relief or rest
the making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying mone…
havoc
great destruction; chaos
aghast
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
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Beowulf #2
incensed
simplicity
loathsome
treacherous
made very angry
simple
Disgusting
disloyal
incensed
made very angry
simplicity
simple
12 terms
#2 Beowulf Vocabulary
marsh
bogs
inlaid
relished
an area of soft, wet land that has many grasses and other pla…
An area of waterlogged soil that tends to be peaty; fed mainl…
set in the surface as a decoration or design
enjoyed; liked
marsh
an area of soft, wet land that has many grasses and other pla…
bogs
An area of waterlogged soil that tends to be peaty; fed mainl…
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Beowulf Vocabulary/Terms #2
Resolute
Crag
Vehemently
Infallible
determined
a steep, rugged rock
characterized by rancor or anger; violent
unfailing in effectiveness or operation; certain
Resolute
determined
Crag
a steep, rugged rock
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Beowulf list 2
Harrowing
Formidable
Gloating
Cavernous
Extremely distressing; terrifying
Causing fear, apprehension, or dread
Bragging or boasting
Deep and empty
Harrowing
Extremely distressing; terrifying
Formidable
Causing fear, apprehension, or dread
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Beowulf Vocab #2
talons
writhing
infamous
sinews
the claws of a bird of prey
Twisting and turning in pain
having a reputation of the worst kind, vicious, notoriously bad
tendons or connective tissues
talons
the claws of a bird of prey
writhing
Twisting and turning in pain
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Beowulf #2
sinews
disparage
baleful
reprieve
(n.) tendons or connective muscle tissues
(v.) to degrade or criticize
(adj.) sinister; evil
(n.) a temporary relief or delay of punishment
sinews
(n.) tendons or connective muscle tissues
disparage
(v.) to degrade or criticize
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Beowulf 2
depredation n
uncanny adj
sage n
pariah n
instance of destruction
inexplicable or strange
venerable, wise person
excluded from society
depredation n
instance of destruction
uncanny adj
inexplicable or strange
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Beowulf 2
carnage
keens
sallied
scud
slaughter of a great number of people
lamenting, wailing for the dead
rush forth boldly
run or moved swiftly
carnage
slaughter of a great number of people
keens
lamenting, wailing for the dead
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Beowulf 2
doctrinal
ardent
detachment
censure
referring to a doctrine, or principle
expressive of intense feeling; passionate
freedom from prejudice or partiality
to give strong disapproval
doctrinal
referring to a doctrine, or principle
ardent
expressive of intense feeling; passionate
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Beowulf 2
DEpredaTION
uncanny
sage
venerable
(36) n the act or an instance of destruction, plunder, or rav…
adj inexplicable or strange; so keen and perceptive as to see…
n a venerable, wise person OR adj judicious, wise
adj worthy of reverence or respect by virtue of dignity, posi…
DEpredaTION
(36) n the act or an instance of destruction, plunder, or rav…
uncanny
adj inexplicable or strange; so keen and perceptive as to see…
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Beowulf List #2
agape
apprehensive
debris
exhultation
(of the mouth) wide open, especially with surprise or wonder
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
pieces of trash
The act or condition of rejoicing greatly
agape
(of the mouth) wide open, especially with surprise or wonder
apprehensive
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
37 terms
Beowulf vocabulary list 2
havoc (n)
lair (n)
blundering (v)
wassail (n)
chaos
a place where an animal lives, usually underground
making mistakes, moving awkwardly
celebration
havoc (n)
chaos
lair (n)
a place where an animal lives, usually underground
15 terms
Beowulf vocabulary 2
fetters
ensconced
stinted
haled
chains or manacles
comfortably surrounded by
ungenerous giving, not giving enough
to get someone's attention
fetters
chains or manacles
ensconced
comfortably surrounded by
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Beowulf Vocab Cycle 2
archetype
fen
noble
Loath(ly)
(n) a perfect example of something
(n) low land that is completely or partly covered by water, d…
(n) higher ranking associates; royal officials
(adj) not wanting or willing to do something
archetype
(n) a perfect example of something
fen
(n) low land that is completely or partly covered by water, d…
Beowulf Vocab 2
liege
carrion
brine
magnanimous
(n) governor in medieval/feudal society (old time boss)
(n) dead flesh
(n) salt water (ocean)
(adj) generous in overlooking insult or injury
liege
(n) governor in medieval/feudal society (old time boss)
carrion
(n) dead flesh
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Beowulf - Vocab 2
vortex
burgeoning
belligerent
petulant
a mass of whirling fluid or air, especially a whirlpool or wh…
begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish
hostile and aggressive
childishly sulky or bad-tempered
vortex
a mass of whirling fluid or air, especially a whirlpool or wh…
burgeoning
begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish
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beowulf 2
harrow
quicken
desolate
fen
torment
come alive
without hope
a marsh, swamp
harrow
torment
quicken
come alive
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Beowulf Vocabulary List #2
Vengeance
daunt
integrity
indomitable
Revenge
to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
Honesty, high moral standards
Unconquerable, refusing to yield
Vengeance
Revenge
daunt
to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
35 terms
Beowulf 2
Mead Hall
Laments
Reparation
Solace
a feasting place
a passionate expression of grief or sorrow.
the making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying mone…
comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.
Mead Hall
a feasting place
Laments
a passionate expression of grief or sorrow.
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Beowulf 2
Corselet
Doughty
Steadfast
Parley
A piece of armor
Brave
duitfully firm
A meeting between two opposing leaders
Corselet
A piece of armor
Doughty
Brave
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Beowulf 2
Bolt
Cower
Infamous
Relish
(V) swallow hurriedly;gulp down
(V) shrink and tremble, from fear/cold
(Adj) having a bad rep.
(V) enjoy/like
Bolt
(V) swallow hurriedly;gulp down
Cower
(V) shrink and tremble, from fear/cold
23 terms
Beowulf 2
one of Hrothgar's men, accuses Beowulf…
His challenge to the hero reveals ___…
____ claims that Beowulf was defeated…
___ responds to Unferth's accusation w…
Unferth
Additional honesty restraint
Unferth
Beowulf
one of Hrothgar's men, accuses Beowulf…
Unferth
His challenge to the hero reveals ___…
Additional honesty restraint
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beowulf 2
mere
guerdon
welter
portent
lake
reward
commotion
omen
mere
lake
guerdon
reward
12 terms
Beowulf #2
Burlesque
Canon
Classic
Euphemism
ludicrous parody or grotesque caricature; humorous and provoc…
1. a traditional collection of writings against which other w…
widely acknowledged as having outstanding or enduring qualities
polite, indirect expressions which replace words and phrases…
Burlesque
ludicrous parody or grotesque caricature; humorous and provoc…
Canon
1. a traditional collection of writings against which other w…
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Beowulf 2
Immemorial
Buoyant
Martial
Resolute
Very old
Cheerful/optamistic/floating
War-like
Determined/unwavering
Immemorial
Very old
Buoyant
Cheerful/optamistic/floating
20 terms
Beowulf #2
Gable
Keel
Scorn
Scabbard
The generally triangular section of wall at the end of a pitc…
A projecting ridge on the bottom of a boat that improves stab…
Contempt or disdain felt towards a person or object considere…
A sheath, as for a dagger or sword
Gable
The generally triangular section of wall at the end of a pitc…
Keel
A projecting ridge on the bottom of a boat that improves stab…
20 terms
Beowulf #2
Gable
Keel
Scorn
Scabbard
The generally triangular section of a wall at the end of a pi…
A projecting ridge on the bottom of a boat that helps it stay…
Contempt or disdain felt toward a person or object considered…
A sheath, as for a dagger or a sword
Gable
The generally triangular section of a wall at the end of a pi…
Keel
A projecting ridge on the bottom of a boat that helps it stay…
15 terms
Beowulf 2
incensed
simplicity
loathsome
treacherous
made very angry
the quality of not being complicated
disgusting
Disloyal
incensed
made very angry
simplicity
the quality of not being complicated
40 terms
Beowulf 2
inexorable (adj.)
infallible (adj.)
interlude (noun)
keel (noun)
not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless
incapable of erring
an intervening episode, feature, or period of time
the principle structural member of a ship, running lengthwise…
inexorable (adj.)
not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless
infallible (adj.)
incapable of erring
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Beowulf 2
Glutting
Hewed
Stalwart
Ensconced
an excessive supply or amount; surfeit.
To strike or deal blows with a cutting weapon
loyal, reliable, and hardworking
To firmly place or hide (someone or something)
Glutting
an excessive supply or amount; surfeit.
Hewed
To strike or deal blows with a cutting weapon
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Beowulf 2
Gabled
Hirpling
Hasped
Barbed
The part of a wall inside a pitched roof
Limping
Locked
Sharp, jagged
Gabled
The part of a wall inside a pitched roof
Hirpling
Limping
36 terms
Beowulf 2
Prodigous
Deplored
Retirive
Fettered
Huge
Strongly dislike
Squad
Shackled
Prodigous
Huge
Deplored
Strongly dislike
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Beowulf 2
incensed
simplicity
loathsome
treacherous
made very angry
the quality of not being complicated
disgusting
disloyal; tratorous
incensed
made very angry
simplicity
the quality of not being complicated
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