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17 terms
Beowulf Cantos 1-13
DISSOLUTION
ASCRIBED
RUMINATIVE
TRIPARTITE
Dispersal
Attributed; assigned
Meditative; pondering
Consisting of three parts
DISSOLUTION
Dispersal
ASCRIBED
Attributed; assigned
23 terms
Beowulf Cantos 14-43
PYRE
CHARRING
JACKAL
DECREED
Pile of wood for burning dead bodies
Burning
One who meanly serves the purpose of another
Ordered by a judge
PYRE
Pile of wood for burning dead bodies
CHARRING
Burning
30 terms
Beowulf Cantos 1-19
Higlac
Beo
Herot
Finn
Beowulf's uncle and king
Son of Shild; Father of Healfdane; "a famous lord of men" "th…
A great hall built by Hrothgar meant to be as tall as the hea…
A hero sang about by the minstrel; He was a king of the Frisi…
Higlac
Beowulf's uncle and king
Beo
Son of Shild; Father of Healfdane; "a famous lord of men" "th…
25 terms
Beowulf Cantos 19-43
hag
runic
brooded
murky
an ugly or evil-looking old woman
having a secret or mysterious meaning
to think anxiously
dark or gloomy
hag
an ugly or evil-looking old woman
runic
having a secret or mysterious meaning
25 terms
Beowulf Cantos 19-43
hag
runic
brooded
murky
an ugly or evil-looking old woman
having a secret or mysterious meaning
to think anxiously
dark or gloomy
hag
an ugly or evil-looking old woman
runic
having a secret or mysterious meaning
20 terms
Beowulf Cantos 20-43
Grendel's mother
Esher
Hrunting
Higlac
Killed Hrothgar's best friend in revenge of Beowulf killing G…
Hrothgar's closest and most trusted friend killed by Grendel'…
Unferth's sword that he gave to Beowulf to fight with, but th…
King of the Geats, Higd's husband, has a daughter and a son,…
Grendel's mother
Killed Hrothgar's best friend in revenge of Beowulf killing G…
Esher
Hrothgar's closest and most trusted friend killed by Grendel'…
89 terms
Beowulf Cantos 20-43
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Higlac
Esher
defeats Grendel and his mother, Geat, follower of Higlac, eve…
king of the Danes, builds Herot
King of the Geats, Beowulf's king, younger brother of Herbald…
man taken by Grendel's mother, one of Hrothgar's closest men
Beowulf
defeats Grendel and his mother, Geat, follower of Higlac, eve…
Hrothgar
king of the Danes, builds Herot
24 terms
beowulf til canto 25
Shield Sheafson
Grendel
Grendel
Herot
- King of the Danes ... - Honored with an elaborate funeral cere…
- Monster, haunted the moors... - Conceived by a pair of those m…
snatched up thirty men
stood empty; stayed deserted for years. twelve winters of gri…
Shield Sheafson
- King of the Danes ... - Honored with an elaborate funeral cere…
Grendel
- Monster, haunted the moors... - Conceived by a pair of those m…
20 terms
beowulf vocab cantos 1-33
notorious
retribution
lamentation
unremitting
infamous
revenge
mourning
persistent
notorious
infamous
retribution
revenge
59 terms
Beowulf Vocabulary Cantos 1-12
swelled
resolved
gables
fiend
to enlarge
make a firm decision
decorative triangular-shaped roofing structures
a cruel wicked and inhuman person
swelled
to enlarge
resolved
make a firm decision
22 terms
Beowulf Characters Cantos 20-43
Esher
Hrothgar
Hrunting
Beowulf
Hrothgar's best friend whom Grendel's mother takes and kills
king of the Danes
Unferth's sword that he gives to Beowulf
hero of the Geats
Esher
Hrothgar's best friend whom Grendel's mother takes and kills
Hrothgar
king of the Danes
32 terms
Beowulf Vocab Cantos 1-7
swelled
resolved
gabled
fiend
increased in size
made a firm decision about
having a triangular end section of a wall between two slopes…
an evil spirit; devil
swelled
increased in size
resolved
made a firm decision about
36 terms
Beowulf Cantos 1-19 Test
Alliteration
Kennings
Formulas
Variation
the repetition of stressed sounds, particularly consonants fr…
epithets
repeated sentences and phrases
repetition of 2-3 lines that are close together
Alliteration
the repetition of stressed sounds, particularly consonants fr…
Kennings
epithets
72 terms
Beowulf Test: Prologue- Canto 25
Beowulf is considered a long narrative…
The scops would begin the story of Beo…
The poem opens with a description of t…
After Beo and Healfdane, which Kingste…
Epic
Hear me
Dearth of the great King Shield (a ruler of the ancient Danes…
Hrothgar
Beowulf is considered a long narrative…
Epic
The scops would begin the story of Beo…
Hear me
21 terms
9HP Beowulf Terms Cantos 1-19
Higlac
Beo
Herot
Finn
king of the Geats
Danish king / son of Shild / Healfdane's father
lofty battle hill built by Hrothgar
a Frisian king / married to Hnaf's sister
Higlac
king of the Geats
Beo
Danish king / son of Shild / Healfdane's father
27 terms
beowulf vocab and terms cantos 1-33
notorious
retribution
lamentation
unremitting
infamous, famous for doing bad
revenge
a state of mourning
never ending
notorious
infamous, famous for doing bad
retribution
revenge
22 terms
Beowulf: Cantos 1-2 and Literary Terms
epic poems
epic
narrative poems
lyric poems
the Illiad, The Odyssey, these tell tales of gods and heroes…
a long narrative poem that portrays the heroic acts of legend…
tell stores... ex/ are epic poems like illiad and odyssey, the c…
flowered in Europe with the courtly love and tradition, dates…
epic poems
the Illiad, The Odyssey, these tell tales of gods and heroes…
epic
a long narrative poem that portrays the heroic acts of legend…
63 terms
english szymanski beowulf cantos 1-19
higlac
beo
edgetho
shild
king of the geats; beowulf's king and uncle
danish king; shild's son and healfdane's father; hrothgar's g…
beowulf's father; a notable warrior married to hrethel's only…
danish king; hrothgar's great-grandfather; well respected and…
higlac
king of the geats; beowulf's king and uncle
beo
danish king; shild's son and healfdane's father; hrothgar's g…
48 terms
english szymanski beowulf cantos 20-43
higlac
beo
edgetho
shild
king of the geats; beowulf's king and uncle; younger brother…
danish king; shild's son and healfdane's father; hrothgar's g…
beowulf's father; a notable warrior married to hrethel's only…
danish king; hrothgar's great-grandfather; well respected and…
higlac
king of the geats; beowulf's king and uncle; younger brother…
beo
danish king; shild's son and healfdane's father; hrothgar's g…
21 terms
9HP Beowulf Terms Cantos 1-19
Higlac
Beo
Herot
Finn
king of the Geats
Danish king / son of Shild / Healfdane's father
lofty battle hill built by Hrothgar
a Frisian king / married to Hnaf's sister
Higlac
king of the Geats
Beo
Danish king / son of Shild / Healfdane's father
9 terms
Literary Terms in Beowulf Cantos 1-19
Litote
Kennings
Verbal Irony
Hyperbole
a double negative statement... ex. These men are no beggars.
a special form of compounding that are metaphoric in meaning…
saying something that one does not really mean... ex. sarcasm
exaggeration ... ex. The bag weighs a ton.
Litote
a double negative statement... ex. These men are no beggars.
Kennings
a special form of compounding that are metaphoric in meaning…
18 terms
beowulf characters (not previously defined) in cantos 20-43
esher
Higd
Hrunting
thrith
hrothgar's "best mate" who was taken and killed by grendel's…
Higlac's wife; wise; a noble queen
Unferth's sword that he gives to beowulf
an imperious Geat princess who everyone turned away from unti…
esher
hrothgar's "best mate" who was taken and killed by grendel's…
Higd
Higlac's wife; wise; a noble queen
8 terms
Cantos 15-21
Shrouds (n)
Writhing (v)
Affliction (n)
Purge (v)
Cloths used to wrap bodies for burial
Twisting from or in pain
A cause of mental or bodily suffering
To rid of something unwanted
Shrouds (n)
Cloths used to wrap bodies for burial
Writhing (v)
Twisting from or in pain
12 terms
Beowulf I
wyrd
Edgetho
meter
Elegiac
A concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fat…
Beowulf's father, notable warrior married to Hrethel's daughter
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
wyrd
A concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fat…
Edgetho
Beowulf's father, notable warrior married to Hrethel's daughter
10 terms
Cantos 33-43
supple
dynasty
tarnish
roused
adaptable, responsive
rulers from the same family over generations
to lose color and become dull
awakened, excited
supple
adaptable, responsive
dynasty
rulers from the same family over generations
8 terms
Cantos 8-14
Tribute (n)
Mail (n)
Hoards (n)
Spawn (v)
A payment by one ruler or nation to another in acknowledgemen…
Armor
Hidden supplies stored for future use
To produce or generate
Tribute (n)
A payment by one ruler or nation to another in acknowledgemen…
Mail (n)
Armor
10 terms
Cantos 22-32
Pyre (n)
Fetters (n)
Barren (adj)
Charring (v)
A pile of wood for burning a dead body for a funeral
Something that restricts like chains or shackles
Incapable of reproducing, empty
Burning, scorching
Pyre (n)
A pile of wood for burning a dead body for a funeral
Fetters (n)
Something that restricts like chains or shackles
18 terms
Beowulf
Lineage
Canto
Didactic
Euphemism
Your family
Chapters
Teaching
Pleasent way of saying something that is unpleasent
Lineage
Your family
Canto
Chapters
29 terms
Beowulf Vocabulary
interminable
talon
canto
unwary
Endless... Incapable of being terminated
claw
division of a long poem
not aware of danger; not watchful or cautious
interminable
Endless... Incapable of being terminated
talon
claw
19 terms
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Welthow
Edgetho
Unferth
king
queen
beowulfs father & helps hrothgar
challenges Beowulf
Hrothgar
king
Welthow
queen
12 terms
Beowulf
Wyrd
Wergild
Epic
Germanic Tribes
Fate
"Man price"
Long poem derived from ancient oral tradition
Anlgo-Saxons conquered most of britain
Wyrd
Fate
Wergild
"Man price"
27 terms
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Wiglaf
Beowulf
Grendel
Ruler of the Danes, son of Healfdane
Wextons son
Son of Egatho, Nephew of Higlac
Monster who is a descendant of Cain, represents jealousy
Hrothgar
Ruler of the Danes, son of Healfdane
Wiglaf
Wextons son
28 terms
Beowulf Characters
Shild
Beowulf
Watchman
Unferth
Hrothgar's great grandfather
Nephew and retainer of Higlac
Danish soldier who first greets Beowulf
Beowulf's rival then admirer; family murder (587,1166-2473)
Shild
Hrothgar's great grandfather
Beowulf
Nephew and retainer of Higlac
39 terms
Beowulf
Beowulf's ethnicity
What does Wealtheow bring to held Hrot…
Wealtheow is a beauty like..
Aeschere
Geat
She brings a bowl of wine with opium
Helen
Hrothgar's closest friend
Beowulf's ethnicity
Geat
What does Wealtheow bring to held Hrot…
She brings a bowl of wine with opium
11 terms
Beowulf
Who terrorizes Herot in Canto One?
Where does Grendel live?
What did Beowulf do to kill grendel?
How does Herot celebrate Grendels death?
Grendel
Swampy, marsh, dark blood stained waters
Beowulf cutts off Grendels shoulder/ arm
Herot os decorated with gold tapestrys, and they celebrate wi…
Who terrorizes Herot in Canto One?
Grendel
Where does Grendel live?
Swampy, marsh, dark blood stained waters
13 terms
Beowulf
Gleeman or Scoup
Variation
Earls or Thanes
Scribe
A unknown singer of tales
Form of repetition
A group of loyal retainers to the king, who shared his house…
Monastic copyist who added to the original pre-Christian poem…
Gleeman or Scoup
A unknown singer of tales
Variation
Form of repetition
20 terms
Beowulf Test
Wyrd
Wergild
Epic
Kenning
Fate
"man price" if you kill someone you pay their family what tha…
a long narrative poem that portrays heroic acts of legendary…
a word is coined to describe an object in original manner sky…
Wyrd
Fate
Wergild
"man price" if you kill someone you pay their family what tha…
41 terms
Beowulf
iconic statement. a peculiar Anglo-Sax…
a literary device in which a noun is r…
the repetition of consonant sounds wit…
the idea that people have an establish…
litotes
kenning
alliteration
wergild
iconic statement. a peculiar Anglo-Sax…
litotes
a literary device in which a noun is r…
kenning
13 terms
Beowulf
Primary epic
Scop(shop)
Heroic ideal
Comitatus
Poem that records/celebrates heroism of individual(s); oral t…
Poet; important job of singing
Bravery, loyalty, and generosity. Epic hero
Brotherhood of men who owed allegiance to a chieftain and exp…
Primary epic
Poem that records/celebrates heroism of individual(s); oral t…
Scop(shop)
Poet; important job of singing
20 terms
Beowulf Vocab
fiend
comitatus
quarrel
cowering
enemy or monster
body of companions
an angry argument
cringing in fear
fiend
enemy or monster
comitatus
body of companions
14 terms
Beowulf Terms
Litotes
Kenning
Alliteration
Wergild
a way of saying something positive by denying something negat…
noun is renamed creatively with a compound noun
the repetition of consonant sounds
the idea that people have an established rank according to th…
Litotes
a way of saying something positive by denying something negat…
Kenning
noun is renamed creatively with a compound noun
34 terms
Beowulf Review
Beo
Beowulf
Brecca
Esher
Danish King; son of Shild; Healfdane's father
Mythical son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew and follower/bound w…
companion and friend of Beowulf
Danish nobleman in the councils of King Hrothgar and his trus…
Beo
Danish King; son of Shild; Healfdane's father
Beowulf
Mythical son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew and follower/bound w…
15 terms
Beowulf
Primary epic
Scop
Heroic deal
Epic hero
Epic poem that comes from an original tradition
Story teller/ poet
Bravery, loyalty, generosity
Primary epic sung 1st
Primary epic
Epic poem that comes from an original tradition
Scop
Story teller/ poet
75 terms
FINAL: Beowulf
Where was Beowulf from?
Who is Beowulf the king of?
What are cantos?
What time period/ culture is Beowulf s…
sweeden
the Geats
division of epics
anglo-saxon
Where was Beowulf from?
sweeden
Who is Beowulf the king of?
the Geats
24 terms
Beowulf Vocab
Atonement
atrocity
bivouacked
canto
amends made for an injury
evil/cruel action
camped
section of a poem
Atonement
amends made for an injury
atrocity
evil/cruel action
15 terms
Beowulf Terms
Litotes
Kenning
Wergild
Alliteration
A figure of speech wherein understatement is used to emphasiz…
Multiple words meaning one thing
Compensation paid to a family for ones death; Money
Repetition of consonant sounds
Litotes
A figure of speech wherein understatement is used to emphasiz…
Kenning
Multiple words meaning one thing
15 terms
beowulf terms
litotes
kenning
alliteration
wergild
Ironic understatement
a literary device in which a noun is renamed in a creative wa…
the repetition of consonant sounds within a line of poetry
the idea that people have an established worth according to t…
litotes
Ironic understatement
kenning
a literary device in which a noun is renamed in a creative wa…
13 terms
Beowulf terms
Primary epic
Scop
Heroic idea
Comitatus
A poem that records and celebrates heroic behavior
A person who is telling the story through a song
Bravery,loyalty , generousity
Brotherhood of men who owed allegiance
Primary epic
A poem that records and celebrates heroic behavior
Scop
A person who is telling the story through a song
75 terms
FINAL: Beowulf
Where was Beowulf from?
Who is Beowulf the king of?
What are cantos?
What time period/ culture is Beowulf s…
sweeden
the Geats
division of epics
anglo-saxon
Where was Beowulf from?
sweeden
Who is Beowulf the king of?
the Geats
24 terms
Beowulf
Written by who?
It is from the tradition of who?
What type of poem is it?
What is the major work of literature f…
unknown Anglo-saxon poet
scops
epic
Beowulf
Written by who?
unknown Anglo-saxon poet
It is from the tradition of who?
scops
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