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Language arts Beowulf
niggardly
linden
heathen
elucidate
stingey
tree with heart shaped leaves
pagan, non believer
make something clear
niggardly
stingey
linden
tree with heart shaped leaves
Language Arts-Beowulf
Tribte
Heaving
Masons
Conscience
money payed to a leader who is powerful
lifting or raising with effort
Persons who work with stone to build
sense of right and wrong
Tribte
money payed to a leader who is powerful
Heaving
lifting or raising with effort
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Beowulf Vocab (Language Arts)
Affliction
Cowering
Fetter
Gorge
A cause of pain or distress
Cringing in fear
Shackle or chain
To stuff with food
Affliction
A cause of pain or distress
Cowering
Cringing in fear
15 terms
Language Arts BEOWULF vocabulary chart
Litter
Sentinel
Unwavering
Brazenly
A stretcher used to carry a sick or injured person
A watchman or guard
Steady, not moving
Boldly
Litter
A stretcher used to carry a sick or injured person
Sentinel
A watchman or guard
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Language Arts #7-9 vocab Beowulf
Pandemonium
Prophesying
Timorous
Askance
Wild uproar or restrained disorder
To fortell or predict beforehand
Full of fear; fearful
With suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval
Pandemonium
Wild uproar or restrained disorder
Prophesying
To fortell or predict beforehand
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Language Arts vocab #4-6 Beowulf
cultivating
indomitable
disembarking
brazenly
develop or improve
impossible to defeat
leaving the ship
bold and without shame
cultivating
develop or improve
indomitable
impossible to defeat
12 terms
Language Arts Vocab Beowulf Chapters 1-3
Sheaf
Corselet
Litter
Retainers
a bundle or cluster of grains tied together
a suit of armor
a framework of cloth stretched between two parallel bars, for…
servants or attendants
Sheaf
a bundle or cluster of grains tied together
Corselet
a suit of armor
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language arts beowulf chapeter 1 vocabulary
liter
sentinel
unwavering
brazenly
a strecter to carry a sick or injured person
watchman or guard
steady or not moving
boldy
liter
a strecter to carry a sick or injured person
sentinel
watchman or guard
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Language Arts Beowulf questions chapters 1-3
A technique in Old English is exaggera…
Who is king? Describe him in 3 details.
Describe the hall Heorot.
Why were the "partiers" left vulnerabl…
He was tall as a tower. ... His eyes blazed like bonfires where…
Hrothgar is king. He is very strong. He's bold and fierce. Re…
The floor shone. Had gold roofs. Ivory everywhere. A throne f…
They were the people made responsible for guarding the hall.…
A technique in Old English is exaggera…
He was tall as a tower. ... His eyes blazed like bonfires where…
Who is king? Describe him in 3 details.
Hrothgar is king. He is very strong. He's bold and fierce. Re…
10 terms
Evolution of the English Language / Beowulf
Old English
Anglo-Saxon
1066
Great Vowel Shift
What is another name for the Anglo-Saxon language?
In what language was Beowulf written?
What year was the Norman Invasion of England?
What change took place in English in the 1400's which led to…
Old English
What is another name for the Anglo-Saxon language?
Anglo-Saxon
In what language was Beowulf written?
9 terms
Language in Beowulf
Alliteration
Kennings
Caesura
Hyperbole
Repetition of initial consonant sounds ie: "bloody battle beg…
Old English metaphorical Descriptions use to replace a noun "…
In old English poetry, the space at the end of or in the midd…
Extreme exaggeration (Ex: "He was stronger than a thousand ho…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds ie: "bloody battle beg…
Kennings
Old English metaphorical Descriptions use to replace a noun "…
15 terms
Beowulf Figurative Language
The fact that Beowulf's plan to fight…
"His eyes gleamed in the darkness, bur…
"His heart laughed" is an example of t…
"He found them sprawled in sleep, susp…
irony
imagery
personification
alliteration
The fact that Beowulf's plan to fight…
irony
"His eyes gleamed in the darkness, bur…
imagery
10 terms
Beowulf/Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
Personification
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like…
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like…
15 terms
Beowulf Figurative Language
The wind in the grasses...held its bre…
The dragon roared with anger.
Unferth gnawed at his knuckles like an…
Her arms winding and unwinding about h…
Personification - It is giving the wind the human-like qualit…
Onomatopoeia - roar is a sound word
Simile - comparing Unferth to an animal
Simile - comparing her arms to snakes and... Alliteration - repe…
The wind in the grasses...held its bre…
Personification - It is giving the wind the human-like qualit…
The dragon roared with anger.
Onomatopoeia - roar is a sound word
23 terms
Evolution of the English Language / Beowulf
Old English
Anglo-Saxon
Middle English
1066
What is another name for the Anglo-Saxon language?
In what language was Beowulf written?
Author Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 - 1400), who wrote "The Cant…
What year was the Norman Invasion of England?
Old English
What is another name for the Anglo-Saxon language?
Anglo-Saxon
In what language was Beowulf written?
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Archaic Language in Beowulf
Thou
Thee
Whence
Art thou
You
You
From where, from which
Where are you
Thou
You
Thee
You
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Language- Beowulf vocab
Lament
Relish
Affliction
Purge
Wail, to cry
Enjoy
Cause of pain or distress, injury or disability
Cleanse/ purify
Lament
Wail, to cry
Relish
Enjoy
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Beowulf Figurative Language
Archetype
Kenning
Alliteration
Allusion
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Archetype
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
Kenning
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
30 terms
Beowulf Test- Beginnings of Language
(1st to 5th centuries) The country kno…
Britons in Britannia
476
Event in 476 brought
an outpost for the Roman Empire... called Britannia, after conqu…
spoke Celtic... obeyed Roman rule... embraced Christianity... poeti…
Roman Empire collapsed ... Britannia invaded by Germanic tribes…
paganism- dominant religion... epic narrative accompanied by ha…
(1st to 5th centuries) The country kno…
an outpost for the Roman Empire... called Britannia, after conqu…
Britons in Britannia
spoke Celtic... obeyed Roman rule... embraced Christianity... poeti…
15 terms
english language history - beowulf
410
450
450-480
589
Romans leave
Anglo-Saxons + Jutes invade
Old English begins
Christian missionaries come to convert + religious latin terms
410
Romans leave
450
Anglo-Saxons + Jutes invade
15 terms
Beowulf Figurative Language
The wind in the grasses...held its bre…
The dragon roared with anger.
Unferth gnawed at his knuckles like an…
Her arms winding and unwinding about h…
Personification - It is giving the wind the human-like qualit…
Onomatopoeia - roar is a sound word
Simile - comparing Unferth to an animal
Simile - comparing her arms to snakes and... Alliteration - repe…
The wind in the grasses...held its bre…
Personification - It is giving the wind the human-like qualit…
The dragon roared with anger.
Onomatopoeia - roar is a sound word
31 terms
Beowulf and Evolution of English Language
Aeschere
Beowulf
Ecgtheow
Wulfings
Dear friend of the ruler of Danes, who was killed by Grendel'…
Hero of all heroes
Beowulf's father
What tribe did Beowulf's father had a feud with?
Aeschere
Dear friend of the ruler of Danes, who was killed by Grendel'…
Beowulf
Hero of all heroes
13 terms
Beowulf- The English Language: Intro
_____ /Anglo-Saxon c. 450-1150
_____ English c. 1150-1500
_____ English c. 1500- Present
Old English- quite _____
Old English
Middle
Modern
Germanic
_____ /Anglo-Saxon c. 450-1150
Old English
_____ English c. 1150-1500
Middle
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History Of English Language/ Beowulf
What years were the 5th century?
What kind of tribes invaded Britian?
What tribes invaded Britain?
Who originally inhabited Britain befor…
400-499
Germanic
The Angles, The Saxons, and The Jutes
The Celts
What years were the 5th century?
400-499
What kind of tribes invaded Britian?
Germanic
19 terms
Beowulf Test: Beginnings of the Language
Who were the Britons?
What was Britannia?
What language did the Briton's speak a…
What were the Briton's religion?
The conquered people that Britannia was named after
An outpost for the Roman Empire
Celtic, Roman
Christianity
Who were the Britons?
The conquered people that Britannia was named after
What was Britannia?
An outpost for the Roman Empire
10 terms
English Vocab - Beowulf & History of Language
Alliteration
Caesura
Kenning
Epic Poem
The same letter at the beginning of words in a phrase
(in Greek & Latin verse) a break between words within a metri…
a compound expression in Old English with metaphorical meanin…
a long narrative poem about a larger than life hero depicting…
Alliteration
The same letter at the beginning of words in a phrase
Caesura
(in Greek & Latin verse) a break between words within a metri…
166 terms
Language Arts
Abbreviation
Acronym
Active voice
Address
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to r…
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a…
Abbreviation
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to r…
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
10 terms
Beowulf and why study its language
banhus
Goldwine gumena
Litotes
Scop
body
Generous Prince
A negative expression; usually an understatement
A bard or story teller
banhus
body
Goldwine gumena
Generous Prince
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AP Language and Composition Beowulf Review
The___________People arrived in presen…
The___________were groups of marauding…
True or False: The Romans were success…
___________was successful in conquerin…
Beaker.
Celts.
False.
Claudius.
The___________People arrived in presen…
Beaker.
The___________were groups of marauding…
Celts.
38 terms
Language Arts
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Caption
Character Development
Sound-effect word: bam, swish, boom, fizz
Same letter or sound at the beginning of most or all of the w…
Brief description in a newspaper or magazine telling who or w…
Way in which an author shows how a character changes as the s…
Onomatopoeia
Sound-effect word: bam, swish, boom, fizz
Alliteration
Same letter or sound at the beginning of most or all of the w…
42 terms
History of English Language and Beowulf Quiz
Old English... Middle English... Early Moder…
Old English... Last surviving example of…
Early Modern English... Defined 43500 wor…
Middle English ... First to write a book…
Name the four stages of English language development
Beowulf
Samuel Johnson
Geoffrey Chaucer
Old English... Middle English... Early Moder…
Name the four stages of English language development
Old English... Last surviving example of…
Beowulf
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Introduction to the Origins of the English Language - Beowulf
Who the Anglo-Saxons were (origin, whe…
Anglo Saxons Motivations
kinship
comitatus
The Anglo Saxons were known for Bravery, Honor and Glory. The…
- Glory for ones king.... - Glory for ones ancestors ... - Glory fo…
The relationship between an individual and the other members…
King gives jewelry and land to Knights and the Knights give t…
Who the Anglo-Saxons were (origin, whe…
The Anglo Saxons were known for Bravery, Honor and Glory. The…
Anglo Saxons Motivations
- Glory for ones king.... - Glory for ones ancestors ... - Glory fo…
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Language Arts
Laborious
flagstaff
Arable
Malignity
a task requiring effort
flagpole
a land suitable for growing crops
Intense ill will, a strong desire to inflict harm
Laborious
a task requiring effort
flagstaff
flagpole
10 terms
Language Arts
inference
schema
declarative sentence
interrogative sentence
an idea or conclusion made about a text using schema and cont…
prior knowledge or experience on a certain topic
tells something and ends with a period
asks a question and ends with a question mark
inference
an idea or conclusion made about a text using schema and cont…
schema
prior knowledge or experience on a certain topic
23 terms
Lit . & Arts I - Beowulf Test
What is the weapon that Beowulf uses a…
Beowulf is the strongest and bravest o…
What is a story spread by telling alou…
What group of people was given credit…
His hands
The Geats
Oral tradition; Natural epic
The Monks
What is the weapon that Beowulf uses a…
His hands
Beowulf is the strongest and bravest o…
The Geats
42 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
30 terms
Language Arts Terms
Prefix
Suffix
Root Word
Context Clues
A group of letters added to the beginning of a word that modi…
A group of letters added to the end of a word that modifies o…
A word that contains the core meaning of the word
A vocabulary strategy in which the reader looks at the words…
Prefix
A group of letters added to the beginning of a word that modi…
Suffix
A group of letters added to the end of a word that modifies o…
36 terms
Language Arts
autobiography
biography
character
character traits
The story of a person's life narrated by the same person
a form of non-fiction in which a reader tells the life story…
refers to what someone is like - what their qualities are
the quality of a character, what a character is like
autobiography
The story of a person's life narrated by the same person
biography
a form of non-fiction in which a reader tells the life story…
10 terms
Language arts
Exempt
Unnerving
Excruciating
Successor
Free from an obligation or liability to which others are subj…
Depriving of courage, strenghth, determination, or confidence…
Extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearable dist…
A person who follows or replaces another by descent, election…
Exempt
Free from an obligation or liability to which others are subj…
Unnerving
Depriving of courage, strenghth, determination, or confidence…
42 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
51 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
42 terms
Language Arts Terms
Author's Purpose
Persuade
Inform
Entertain
The author's intent either to inform/teach, to entertain, or…
To convince someone to agree with an opinion, an idea, or a r…
To give knowledge and facts about a subject with the intentio…
To hold the reader's interest; to amuse; to make the reader w…
Author's Purpose
The author's intent either to inform/teach, to entertain, or…
Persuade
To convince someone to agree with an opinion, an idea, or a r…
11 terms
Language Arts
brusque
cordial
dignity
hospitable
Rough and short in manner of speech; abrupt; curt
warm and friendly
A: a calm manner indicating self-respect and worthless... B: a…
open and welcoming
brusque
Rough and short in manner of speech; abrupt; curt
cordial
warm and friendly
18 terms
Language Arts
Language Arts
Basic Math and Advanced Math
Spanish and English
Social Studies
Language Arts
Basic Math and Advanced Math
52 terms
Language Arts
Active voice
Alliteration
Allusion
Analyze
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
repetition of consonants at the beginning of words. Ex. -Fred…
quick, unclear, or vague mention of something (I am no Prince…
to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes,…
Active voice
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
Alliteration
repetition of consonants at the beginning of words. Ex. -Fred…
19 terms
Language arts
Direct object
Direct address
Subject
Predicate
Receives the action verb for example: Brandon crushed a rock
Person spoken to for example: Stop that , Caleb.
Who or what the sentence is about
What the subject is or does
Direct object
Receives the action verb for example: Brandon crushed a rock
Direct address
Person spoken to for example: Stop that , Caleb.
60 terms
language arts
acute
appreciative
cavity
consider
sharp,keen, quick, intelligent
having or showing gratitude
vacant space a hole
to think carefully about something before making a decision
acute
sharp,keen, quick, intelligent
appreciative
having or showing gratitude
29 terms
language arts
LITERARY DEVICES
NOUN
ADJECTIVE
VERB
BUILDING BLOCKS OF A LANGUAGE... EX: NOUN, ADJECTIVE, VERB
PERSON, PLACE, THING EX: STUDENT, COLLEGE, NOTEBOOK
DESCRIBES A NOUN EX: TALL STUDENT, GRAYSON COLLEGE, BLUE NOTE…
WORD THAT INDICATES ACTION EX: TO WALK, TO EAT, TO STUDY.
LITERARY DEVICES
BUILDING BLOCKS OF A LANGUAGE... EX: NOUN, ADJECTIVE, VERB
NOUN
PERSON, PLACE, THING EX: STUDENT, COLLEGE, NOTEBOOK
10 terms
Language Arts
inference
schema
declarative sentence
interrogative sentence
an idea or conclusion made about a text using schema and cont…
prior knowledge or experience on a certain topic
tells something and ends with a period
asks a question and ends with a question mark
inference
an idea or conclusion made about a text using schema and cont…
schema
prior knowledge or experience on a certain topic
11 terms
language arts
exasperate
disdainfully
sabbath
synagogue
to make someone very angry or annoyed
full of strong feelings of dislike or disapproval for somethi…
the seventh day of the week observed for rest and worship
a building used for Jewish religious services
exasperate
to make someone very angry or annoyed
disdainfully
full of strong feelings of dislike or disapproval for somethi…
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