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Beowulf AP English 1
parallelism
allusion
diction
personification
the same phrase is repeated in a slightly different way
refers (or alludes) to a familiar thing, event, or person
author's choice of words
When an author gives a nonhuman... item or a thing a human chara…
parallelism
the same phrase is repeated in a slightly different way
allusion
refers (or alludes) to a familiar thing, event, or person
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English Beowulf Vocab 1
scop
litotes
alliteration
caesura
a poet and historian during Old English times
an ironical statement expressed by the negative of its contra…
the repetition of an initial consonant sound or consonant clu…
a break between words dictated by natural rhythm
scop
a poet and historian during Old English times
litotes
an ironical statement expressed by the negative of its contra…
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English - Beowulf Vocab 1
Wrath
Moors
Spawn
Lair
Strong, stern, or fierce anger; deeply resentful indignation;…
Area of open fields. A tract of open, peaty, wasteland, often…
To produce, to give birth to; give rise to.
A den or resting place of a wild animal. A secluded or hidden…
Wrath
Strong, stern, or fierce anger; deeply resentful indignation;…
Moors
Area of open fields. A tract of open, peaty, wasteland, often…
English Beowulf 1
contrary
furbished
strife
surfeited
unhelpful, conflicting
brightened up
conflict, dispute
stuffed, overfilled
contrary
unhelpful, conflicting
furbished
brightened up
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English Vocab #1: Beowulf
affliction
cowering
fetter
gorge
something that causes pain or suffering
to move back or bend your body down because you are afraid
a chain or shackle placed on the feet
to eat large amounts of food
affliction
something that causes pain or suffering
cowering
to move back or bend your body down because you are afraid
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English 4 beowulf 1
Moor
Host
Pilgrimage
Murky
Swap ......can't build on it
Person who makes the party
Journey to a religious place
Dark, gloomy ....no light
Moor
Swap ......can't build on it
Host
Person who makes the party
20 terms
English Beowulf Vocabulary 1
Scourge (n)
Rampage (n)
Foundling (n)
Flourish (v)
the source of great suffering and harm
violent, frenzied behavior
an orphan
to grow, do well
Scourge (n)
the source of great suffering and harm
Rampage (n)
violent, frenzied behavior
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English 4 Beowulf 1
Billow-
Bode-
Haughty-
Sage-
Large wave of water
be an omen of a particular outcome. "Forshawdow"
arrogantly superior and disdainful. arrogant
a profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom. someone…
Billow-
Large wave of water
Bode-
be an omen of a particular outcome. "Forshawdow"
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Beowulf English vocab 1
Sage
Lament
Renown
Stalwart
Calm judgement
To mourn
Fame
Strong, sturdy, solid
Sage
Calm judgement
Lament
To mourn
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English Vocab Beowulf 1
Sycophant
Interlock
Paltry
Juxtapose
a self-seeking flatter; a brown noser
to interconnect
small, meager or insignificant
to place side by side
Sycophant
a self-seeking flatter; a brown noser
Interlock
to interconnect
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english beowulf vocab 1
Wrath
Moors
Spawn
Lair
strong vengeful anger or indignation
a tract of open uncultivated upland; a heath.
to produce to give birth to
A den or resting place of a wild animal
Wrath
strong vengeful anger or indignation
Moors
a tract of open uncultivated upland; a heath.
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English 10 Beowulf Vocabulary #1
scourge
renege
anathema
marauding
someone or something that causes a great amount of trouble or…
to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do
one that is cursed by ecclesiastical authority
roaming about and raiding in search of plunder
scourge
someone or something that causes a great amount of trouble or…
renege
to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do
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English vocab Beowulf 1
chide
tentative
assertion
rampant
scold
indecisive
a confident statement
flourishing, or sparingly unchecked
chide
scold
tentative
indecisive
34 terms
English Beowulf 1
surge
sinews
mourning
solace
a sudden, powerful movement forward
fibrous tissue uniting muscle to bone
feeling deep sorrow; grieving for
the act of soothing and giving compassion, alleviation of gri…
surge
a sudden, powerful movement forward
sinews
fibrous tissue uniting muscle to bone
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English Beowulf 1
Amalgamate
Appalled
Deleterious
Despot
To combine into a single unit; to merge
To horrify or dismay; shocked
Harmful or hurtful; injurious
Ruler with complete power; tyrant
Amalgamate
To combine into a single unit; to merge
Appalled
To horrify or dismay; shocked
20 terms
English Beowulf Vocab 1
scourge
renege
anathema
marauding
someone or something that causes a great amount of trouble or…
to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do
one that is cursed by ecclesiastical authority
roaming about and raiding in search of plunder
scourge
someone or something that causes a great amount of trouble or…
renege
to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do
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English- Beowulf part 1
Who is Grendel?
Identify Heorot.
Why does Grendel attack Heorot?
What is Grendel's method of attack?
a monster, who came from Cane, a demon and he is banished by…
Hrothgar's mead-hall(HALL OF HART)
he hates the fact he can't be in on their celebration, he is…
He waits till the men are asleep then kills them one by one u…
Who is Grendel?
a monster, who came from Cane, a demon and he is banished by…
Identify Heorot.
Hrothgar's mead-hall(HALL OF HART)
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English - Beowulf 1
Scourge
Waxed
Tribute
Renowned
Noun - A person that applies punishment or applies dominance
Noun - A person who shows manbelity or malleibility
Noun - Any exacted or enforced payment
Adj - To be celebrated or well known
Scourge
Noun - A person that applies punishment or applies dominance
Waxed
Noun - A person who shows manbelity or malleibility
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English Beowulf vocab 1
thane
commitatus
wergild
kenning
someone who owns land from a noblemen in return for services
a group of warriors serving a leader
the value set on someone for killing another person, can be p…
the use of poetically phrasing common things
thane
someone who owns land from a noblemen in return for services
commitatus
a group of warriors serving a leader
english beowulf v1
arboreal
marauder
feudal
alms
of or having to do with trees
a person who raids; one who roams in quest of plunder
landowner owed allegiance
charity for poor
arboreal
of or having to do with trees
marauder
a person who raids; one who roams in quest of plunder
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English-vocab for beowulf #1
sheaf
mast
stride
prow
a bundle, or to bind
holds sails on a ship
walk with longs steps
front of a ship
sheaf
a bundle, or to bind
mast
holds sails on a ship
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English Beowulf 1
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Shield Sheafson
Geatish hero that fights monsters. boasts and encounters reve…
The king of the Danes. Hrothgar enjoys military success and p…
A demon descended from Cain, Grendel preys on Hrothgar's warr…
The legendary Danish king from whom Hrothgar is descended, Sh…
Beowulf
Geatish hero that fights monsters. boasts and encounters reve…
King Hrothgar
The king of the Danes. Hrothgar enjoys military success and p…
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English vocab: Beowulf1
sentinel
dreggy
sneer
baleful
a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch
filthy, muddy
to smile, laugh or contort the face in a manner that shows di…
threatening harm
sentinel
a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch
dreggy
filthy, muddy
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English Sem. 1 Beowulf
Person that Grendel and his mom were d…
Where Danes are from
Beowulf's father
Long, narrative poem
Cain
Denmark
Edgetho
Epic
Person that Grendel and his mom were d…
Cain
Where Danes are from
Denmark
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English- Beowulf part 1
Malignant
Merciless
Prudent
Renowned
Dangerous in effect
Having no mercy; cruel
Wise, sensible
Famous
Malignant
Dangerous in effect
Merciless
Having no mercy; cruel
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English Test #1 (Beowulf)
What was the time period of Anglo-Saxo…
Every tribe had its own ______
What was the language of Anglo-Saxon E…
What was the main religion of Anglo-Sa…
449-1066
King
Old English
Pagan
What was the time period of Anglo-Saxo…
449-1066
Every tribe had its own ______
King
51 terms
ENGLISH TEST BEOWULF #1
Who wrote beowulf?
What language was Beowulf originally c…
Beowulf is a story that represents wha…
"Lof"
Some anonymous scop
Old english
Anglo-Saxons
Fame that survives death
Who wrote beowulf?
Some anonymous scop
What language was Beowulf originally c…
Old english
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english - beowulf 1-5
what is a folk epic?
what is didactic?
what is the theme?
origin of beowulf?
takes one culture and tells their beliefs, rituals, values, i…
written like a lesson; trying to teach something
every culture that is successful has its heroes
denmark, but found in england
what is a folk epic?
takes one culture and tells their beliefs, rituals, values, i…
what is didactic?
written like a lesson; trying to teach something
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Gruehn English 12 Beowulf & 100 Words Set #1
Rune
scop
pagan
oral tradition
(n) a series of Germanic alphabets developed and used from th…
(n) traveling storyteller; instrument used for visual examina…
(n) someone who believe the opposite of the accepted beliefs…
(n) culture where there is no written language -- everything…
Rune
(n) a series of Germanic alphabets developed and used from th…
scop
(n) traveling storyteller; instrument used for visual examina…
14 terms
S1 English Beowulf
in the heorot hall, what is it that gr…
why was heorot hall built
what does hrothgar warn beowulf not to…
what does beowulf's men do when they s…
the throne
to be a meeting and celebration hall
pride
they run away
in the heorot hall, what is it that gr…
the throne
why was heorot hall built
to be a meeting and celebration hall
53 terms
English Beowulf Test 1
hands
weapons
World view
Anglo-Saxon world view
beowulf plans to fight grendel with what
beowulf said he can talk to king but leave what behind
How a person/ group of people feels about and interacts with…
Grim & negative; they loves harsh lives full of war and hard…
hands
beowulf plans to fight grendel with what
weapons
beowulf said he can talk to king but leave what behind
13 terms
Beowulf English Quiz 1
Epic
Epic Hero
Quest
Valorous Deeds
-A long narrative poem that recounts the adventures of a lege…
-Central character of the epic.... -Larger-than-life figure... -Typ…
-A long dangerous journey or mission undertaken by the epic h…
-These actions demonstrate the hero's courage, strength, or v…
Epic
-A long narrative poem that recounts the adventures of a lege…
Epic Hero
-Central character of the epic.... -Larger-than-life figure... -Typ…
English Beowulf Vocab: Sec. 1
Tholed
Bewailing
Torques
Fens
To suffer; bear, endure
To express deep sorrow
A ring like band for formation about the neck, as of feathers…
Low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land;…
Tholed
To suffer; bear, endure
Bewailing
To express deep sorrow
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English- Beowulf vocab list #1
Foundling
Wax
Standard
Renege
noun- an infant or small child abandoned; a child without a k…
verb- to increase in extent, quantity, intensity, power, etc.
noun- a flag indicating the presence of a sovereign or public…
verb- to go back on one's word.
Foundling
noun- an infant or small child abandoned; a child without a k…
Wax
verb- to increase in extent, quantity, intensity, power, etc.
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English- Beowulf chapter 1
Shield Sheafson
Hrothgar
Heorot
Scop
Danish king
King of the Danes
a mead-hall ( foremost of halls under heaven)
poet
Shield Sheafson
Danish king
Hrothgar
King of the Danes
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English: Unit 1- (Beowulf)
protagonist war-hero who is loved by h…
The king of Danes, he has no problems…
Hrothgar's mead hall
a demon descended from Cain who wreaks…
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Herot
Grendel
protagonist war-hero who is loved by h…
Beowulf
The king of Danes, he has no problems…
King Hrothgar
37 terms
English (Quiz 1); Beowulf
What is alliteration?
What is a caesura?
What is an enjambment?
What is a end-stop?
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
A gap or period in the middle of a line to signal a dramatic…
The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
A period, comma, semicolon or etc at the end of a line
What is alliteration?
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
What is a caesura?
A gap or period in the middle of a line to signal a dramatic…
24 terms
English Vocab Terms Beowulf #1
Commiseration
Plight
Harrowing
Renege
To express or feel sorrow of simpathy; Pity
An unfortunate situation, state or condition
Extremely disturbing or distressing
To take back on an offer
Commiseration
To express or feel sorrow of simpathy; Pity
Plight
An unfortunate situation, state or condition
English Beowulf Vocab 1 List
Abhor
Affliction
Cower
Fetters
Verb, to regard with horror or loathing.
Noun, a state of pain, distress, or grief
Verb, to crouch as in fear or shame.
Noun, a chain or shackle for the feet
Abhor
Verb, to regard with horror or loathing.
Affliction
Noun, a state of pain, distress, or grief
10 terms
English Beowulf Vocab: Sec. 1
Tholed
Bewailing
Torques
Fens
To suffer; bear, endure
To express deep sorrow
A ring like band for formation about the neck, as of feathers…
Low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land;…
Tholed
To suffer; bear, endure
Bewailing
To express deep sorrow
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HSAS English - Beowulf Test #1
scourge
mead
whorled
prow
punisher
alcoholic drink
curled
forward part of a ship
scourge
punisher
mead
alcoholic drink
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English3 Beowulf vocab 1
Arboreal
Maruader
Feudal
Alms
Adj, having to do with trees
N, One who roams in quest of plunder
Adj, landowner owed allegaince
N, charity for poor
Arboreal
Adj, having to do with trees
Maruader
N, One who roams in quest of plunder
15 terms
Beowulf Vocabulary 1
archetype
prow
Chain mail
witty
a perfect, or ideal, example of something
The fore part of a ship; sail stays may be attached to it
protective clothing (called armor) that is made up of many ti…
quick, intelligent humor, ironical humor
archetype
a perfect, or ideal, example of something
prow
The fore part of a ship; sail stays may be attached to it
14 terms
English Lesson 1 Vocab: Beowulf
Fiend
Solace
Reparation
Sentinel
Wicked or cruel person
Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
Making amends for a wrong someone has done
Soldier whose job is to keep watch
Fiend
Wicked or cruel person
Solace
Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
22 terms
Beowulf #1
Epic
In media res
Hero's journey
Kenning
Long narrative; Commonly a hero's journey and adventures; His…
in the middle of things
Usually three main portions: the departure, the initiation, a…
a special type of compounding, metaphoric in their meaning
Epic
Long narrative; Commonly a hero's journey and adventures; His…
In media res
in the middle of things
8 terms
Beowulf #1
mail noun
fleeing adj.
boast verb
inherited verb
armor made of connected metal rings
running away, vanishing
speak with excessive pride
received property from a person by a will
mail noun
armor made of connected metal rings
fleeing adj.
running away, vanishing
English Beowulf Vocab List 1
Boast
Comrades
Deserted
Dissolved
-verb- to speak with excessive pride; to brag
-noun- companions; friends
-adj./verb- abandoned; empty of people
-adj./verb- melted away; transformed to liquid
Boast
-verb- to speak with excessive pride; to brag
Comrades
-noun- companions; friends
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English term 1-17 Beowulf
affliction
banished
banner
boast
something that causes pain or suffering
send (someone) away from a country or place as an official pu…
a long strip of cloth bearing a slogan or design, hung in a p…
a long strip of cloth bearing a slogan or design, hung in a p…
affliction
something that causes pain or suffering
banished
send (someone) away from a country or place as an official pu…
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English Vocab List 1 for Beowulf
Incorruptible
Fratricide
Genocide
Regicide
Inflexibly honest: incapable of being bribed
act of killing (or the killer of) one's brother
deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group
act of killing (or the killer of) a king stern, austere
Incorruptible
Inflexibly honest: incapable of being bribed
Fratricide
act of killing (or the killer of) one's brother
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English Beowulf Vocab Quiz 1
boast
comrades
deserted
dissolved
v. speak with excessive pride; brag
n. companions; friends
adj./v. abandoned; empty of people
adj./v. melted away; transformed into liquid
boast
v. speak with excessive pride; brag
comrades
n. companions; friends
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