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22 terms
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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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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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 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: 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 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
15 terms
Beowulf #2
incensed
simplicity
loathsome
treacherous
made very angry
simple
Disgusting
disloyal
incensed
made very angry
simplicity
simple
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.
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
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 List 1, Beowulf vocabulary list 2
scourge (n)
rampage (n)
foundling (n)
flourish (v)
a source of great suffering or harm
violent, frenzied behavior
an orphan
to grow, do well
scourge (n)
a source of great suffering or harm
rampage (n)
violent, frenzied behavior
16 terms
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
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
13 terms
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
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 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
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 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
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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#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…
33 terms
BEOWULF 2
What is one important thing Hrothgar w…
When Beowulf returns Hrunting to Unfer…
How many gifts was Beowulf given right…
who is the first man that spots Beowul…
beware of pride
it's no longer dissolved, fully fixed
12 gifts, for each ear Grendel haunted them
the coast warden
What is one important thing Hrothgar w…
beware of pride
When Beowulf returns Hrunting to Unfer…
it's no longer dissolved, fully fixed
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 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
Beowulf 2
maraud
fen
anathema
wassail
to destroy
marsh;swamp
opposites
a celebration for person or an event
maraud
to destroy
fen
marsh;swamp
beowulf 2
harrow
quicken
desolate
fen
torment
come alive
without hope
a marsh, swamp
harrow
torment
quicken
come alive
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Beowulf 2
Heathen
Omens
Mail
Vicious
Pagan
Signs
Armor
Cruel
Heathen
Pagan
Omens
Signs
Beowulf 2
Beowulf
King hrothgar
Grendel
Grendals mom
The protagonist in the epic
King of the danes
A demon descended from Cain
A swamp hag
Beowulf
The protagonist in the epic
King hrothgar
King of the danes
20 terms
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
Beowulf 2
Son of Edgetho
Man-eating monster
Golden guest hall
King of the Danes
Beowulf
Grendel
Herot
Hrothgar
Son of Edgetho
Beowulf
Man-eating monster
Grendel
15 terms
beowulf 2
bequeath
fetter
fettle
damascene
to give or leave by will- used especially of personal property
a chain or shackle for the feet
state or condition of health ,fitness, wholeness, spirit or f…
an ornament with wavy patterns like those of watered silk or…
bequeath
to give or leave by will- used especially of personal property
fetter
a chain or shackle for the feet
17 terms
Beowulf 2
ensconced
maw
gorget
Barrow
placed or settled in a secure place
the mouth, stomach, jaws, or gullet of a voracious animal, es…
an ornamental collar
a large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial sote
ensconced
placed or settled in a secure place
maw
the mouth, stomach, jaws, or gullet of a voracious animal, es…
beowulf 2
mere
guerdon
welter
portent
lake
reward
commotion
omen
mere
lake
guerdon
reward
15 terms
Beowulf 2
Sage
Blithe
Abide
Vaunted
Noun knowledgable person
Noun happy and free from worry
Verb to stay or to rest
Verb boastfully asserted
Sage
Noun knowledgable person
Blithe
Noun happy and free from worry
Beowulf 2
428 AD - 1100 AD
410 AD
441-793
Oral, nothing was written until beowulf
Old English Period?
Anglo-Saxons invaded britain in what year?
Anglo-Saxon England years?
Oral cultures or recorded history?
428 AD - 1100 AD
Old English Period?
410 AD
Anglo-Saxons invaded britain in what year?
Beowulf 2
Alliteration
Allusion
Caesura
Wergild
The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to…
An indirect or passing reference to some event, person, place…
A pause or break within a line of poetry, usually indicated b…
Practice of making reparation for a life; "manprice"
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to…
Allusion
An indirect or passing reference to some event, person, place…
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Beowulf #2
ensconced
maw
gorget
barrow
v. Placed or settled in a secure place
n. The mouth, stomach, jaws, or gullet of a voracious animal,…
n. An ornamental collar
n. A large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial site
ensconced
v. Placed or settled in a secure place
maw
n. The mouth, stomach, jaws, or gullet of a voracious animal,…
12 terms
Beowulf 2
Sheaf
Spindrift
Sentinel
Sere
A bundle of grain stocks
Spray from the ocean
A guard who keeps watch
Blackened dry or withered
Sheaf
A bundle of grain stocks
Spindrift
Spray from the ocean
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…
Beowulf 2
Incensed
Simplicity
loathome
treacherous
made very angry
the quality of not being complicated
disgusting
disloyal ; traitorous
Incensed
made very angry
Simplicity
the quality of not being complicated
Beowulf 2
Immemorial
Buoyant
Martial
Resolute
Very old
Cheerful/optamistic/floating
War-like
Determined/unwavering
Immemorial
Very old
Buoyant
Cheerful/optamistic/floating
6 terms
Beowulf 2
caesura
alliteration
epic
stock epithets
2 accented syllables
repetition of constant sounds
long narrative poem
adjectives that point out special traits of particular people…
caesura
2 accented syllables
alliteration
repetition of constant sounds
14 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
Uncensed
Simplicity
Loathsome
Treacherous
Made very angry
Not complicated
Disgusting
Disloyal
Uncensed
Made very angry
Simplicity
Not complicated
28 terms
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…
20 terms
Beowulf 2
Hilt
Sept
Rune
Pariah
The handle of a sword or dagger
A branch of a clan
(noun) Any of the characters of certain ancient alphabets (po…
An outcast
Hilt
The handle of a sword or dagger
Sept
A branch of a clan
Beowulf 2
stealthy
bane
fortified
spurned
adj. not to be seen or heard
n. great distress or annoyance
v. to strengthen
v. to reject
stealthy
adj. not to be seen or heard
bane
n. great distress or annoyance
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