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30 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature Test
Caesura
kennings
epic
scop
a natural pause or break in the middle of the line of poetry
a metaphorical phrase used in Anglo-Saxon poetry to replace a…
a long narrative poem about the adventures of a hero
anglo-saxon bard; traveling story-tellers; how Beowulf heard…
Caesura
a natural pause or break in the middle of the line of poetry
kennings
a metaphorical phrase used in Anglo-Saxon poetry to replace a…
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Anglo-Saxon Literature Terms
epic
kenning
alliteration
caesura
long narrative poem, written in elevated style; recounts the…
compound metaphor used to describe objects or activities (phr…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
a pause separating phrases within lines of poetry; found in t…
epic
long narrative poem, written in elevated style; recounts the…
kenning
compound metaphor used to describe objects or activities (phr…
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British Lit: Anglo Saxon Literature
elegy
kenning
alliteration
caesura
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A natural pause or break in a line of poetry, usually near th…
elegy
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
kenning
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
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Anglo Saxon (World Literature)
Anglo-Saxon
Kinship
Comitatus
Fraternity
dramatic warrior society that emphasize bravery honor and glo…
The relaonship between an individual and the other members of…
a Germanic power arrangement in which a king was obliged to r…
The close social bonds among the men if their tribe
Anglo-Saxon
dramatic warrior society that emphasize bravery honor and glo…
Kinship
The relaonship between an individual and the other members of…
51 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature Review
historical writing
concerned with real events in the rela…
brief stories that focus on an episode…
to persuade, to inform, to entertain
a systematic account, often in narrative form, of the past of…
characteristics of historical writing
anecdote
What are the general three purposes an author might have when…
historical writing
a systematic account, often in narrative form, of the past of…
concerned with real events in the rela…
characteristics of historical writing
6 terms
Anglo-Saxon literature
Language
Oral transmission
The scops
Main linguistic features
The language spoken by the Anglo-Saxons was Old English.... The…
Anglo-Saxon literature was anonymous and oral. Poems were mem…
They were storytellers or professional poets. They travelled…
They were the use of stress and alliteration. Each line was d…
Language
The language spoken by the Anglo-Saxons was Old English.... The…
Oral transmission
Anglo-Saxon literature was anonymous and oral. Poems were mem…
Medieval literature / Anglo-Saxon literature
Beowulf
Storyline
The poem stages three battles
Beowulf's meaning
- by far the most famous of all Old English works of literatu…
Beowulf, a Geat (name of the tribe) from a region that is tod…
a) the first one between Beowulf and Grendel, ... b) the second…
the name means "the wolf that likes bees - understands "honey""
Beowulf
- by far the most famous of all Old English works of literatu…
Storyline
Beowulf, a Geat (name of the tribe) from a region that is tod…
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
caesuras
kennings
assonance
alliteration
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
two word poetic renamings of noums such as the kenning whales…
the repetition of initial voewl sounds in unrhymed, stressed…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds in accented syllab…
caesuras
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
kennings
two word poetic renamings of noums such as the kenning whales…
44 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature Review
alliteration
analogy
bretwalda
burh(berg)
The repetition of consonant sounds
A comparison made between two items
A king that ruled anglo saxon society
...
alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds
analogy
A comparison made between two items
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
Celts
Romans
Anglo-Saxons
Scops
Farmers and hunters who settled in Britain between 800 and 60…
Conquered Britain in 55 BC. More sophisticated than the Celts…
Fishermen and farmers that invaded Britain from Germany. Beca…
Professional poets and performers, relied on rhythm and allit…
Celts
Farmers and hunters who settled in Britain between 800 and 60…
Romans
Conquered Britain in 55 BC. More sophisticated than the Celts…
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Anglo Saxon Literature Test
elegy
exile
Exeter Book
Codex Exoniensus
poem of mourning
kicked out; banished
where elegies are found
another name for the Exeter Book
elegy
poem of mourning
exile
kicked out; banished
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Anglo-Saxon Literature Notes
The Celtic "invasion" (800-600 BC)
Oral Tradition
Druids
Roman Invasion Begins (55 BC)
Groups from central and southern Europe attacked the British…
Information passed down through the generations by word of mo…
Celtic priests that spread knowledge, religion, stories, and…
Julius Caesar and other Roman Leaders invade isles which last…
The Celtic "invasion" (800-600 BC)
Groups from central and southern Europe attacked the British…
Oral Tradition
Information passed down through the generations by word of mo…
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Anglo-Saxon Literature Unit
Define Kenning
Define Caesura
Define Alliteration
Define Elegy
Two word poetic renaming of people/places/things.
Rhythmic break in the middle of lines (purpose:reciter can pa…
Repetition of consonant sounds/vowel sounds
a lament over the death of a loved one of a poem. Morning ove…
Define Kenning
Two word poetic renaming of people/places/things.
Define Caesura
Rhythmic break in the middle of lines (purpose:reciter can pa…
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Anglo Saxon literature
The celts practiced
Animism
Roman occupation accomplished
Angles, Saxons, and Jutes invaded from
Animism
All objects have souls
Spread of Christianity, infrastructure with roads, baths, and…
Germany and denmark
The celts practiced
Animism
Animism
All objects have souls
29 terms
Anglo Saxon literature
Affliction
Avenge
Camaraderie
Comrade
Persistent pain or distress; great suffering
Inflict harm in return for an injury or wrong done to oneself…
A spirit of friendliness and fellowship between two or more p…
An intimate friend or companion; a fellow soldier
Affliction
Persistent pain or distress; great suffering
Avenge
Inflict harm in return for an injury or wrong done to oneself…
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
Admonish
Corpulent
Benevolent
Blithe
To caution, to advise (verb)
Large or bulky, having to do with a person (adj.)
Expressing goodwill or kindly feeling (adjective)
Joyous, merry, or happy (adjective)
Admonish
To caution, to advise (verb)
Corpulent
Large or bulky, having to do with a person (adj.)
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
Caesura
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Animism
Title; Paraphrase; Connotation; Attitu…
Pause in a line of poetry
Year by year record of important events in england
Belief that everything has a spirit
TPCASTT
Caesura
Pause in a line of poetry
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Year by year record of important events in england
14 terms
Anglo Saxon literature
Cademon
Celts
Danes and Jutes
Scop
The first english poet
The original inhabitants of Britain
Name two of the three tribe people who entered the British is…
An Anglo Saxon poet was called
Cademon
The first english poet
Celts
The original inhabitants of Britain
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Anglo- Saxon Literature Vocab
baleful
blazon
boon
brandish
full of hurtful or deadly influence; destructive
to make known; proclaim
great benefit; blessing
wave or shake threateningly
baleful
full of hurtful or deadly influence; destructive
blazon
to make known; proclaim
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Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Literature
Angles
Saxons
Jutes
Celts
1st powerful, lived in Angles-land and spoke Angle-ish
2nd powerful
3rd powerful
indigenous people of England/Ireland
Angles
1st powerful, lived in Angles-land and spoke Angle-ish
Saxons
2nd powerful
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Anglo-Saxon Literature Terms
allusion
alliteration
synecdoche
metonymy
a reference literally, historically, or culturally
repetition of initial consonant sounds
part of a whole (metaphor)
part to whole (ideas and conceptions)
allusion
a reference literally, historically, or culturally
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
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Anglo-Saxon Literature Terms
Didacticism
Litotes
Caesura
Kenning
Moral, religious, or ethical concerns; taught a lesson.
A form of understatement in which a thing is affirmed by stat…
An obvious pause in a line of poetry.
Metaphorical expression that takes the place of a single noun…
Didacticism
Moral, religious, or ethical concerns; taught a lesson.
Litotes
A form of understatement in which a thing is affirmed by stat…
37 terms
Anglo Saxon Literature
Elegy
Rhythm
Caesura
Assonance
a lament for the loss of something or someone
FOUR strong beats that help deliver the exact sound
a natural pause or break in a line of poetry (does not contai…
the repetition of vowel sounds to create internal rhyming; it…
Elegy
a lament for the loss of something or someone
Rhythm
FOUR strong beats that help deliver the exact sound
25 terms
Anglo Saxon Literature
Some of the earliest inhabitants of Br…
Animism is the belief that...
The Roman occupation of Britain accomp…
The Angles, Saxons, and Jutes invaded…
Practiced animism
All objects, living of inanimate, have souls
Building of a 70 mile long protective wall, spread of Christi…
Germany and Denmark
Some of the earliest inhabitants of Br…
Practiced animism
Animism is the belief that...
All objects, living of inanimate, have souls
29 terms
English- Anglo Saxon Literature
anglo saxon lyric poetry
caesuras
kennings
alliteration
the seafarer
an interruption or break between words
circumlocution used instead of a noun
repeating a consonant sound at the beginning of a word
anglo saxon lyric poetry
the seafarer
caesuras
an interruption or break between words
12 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
old english poets
kenning for ocean
loyalty to a king
influenced by the romans
Scops
Whale Road
Comitatus
Jutes
old english poets
Scops
kenning for ocean
Whale Road
20 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
Created printing from movable type
Author of Morte d' Arthur
15th Century play depicting ordinary p…
Medieval dramas, which retold bible st…
Gutenberg
Thomas Malory
Morality Play
Miracle Play
Created printing from movable type
Gutenberg
Author of Morte d' Arthur
Thomas Malory
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English Anglo-Saxon Literature
runic
scop
thanes
mead hall
Old English
oral historian
warriors
setting of the initial battle with Grendal
runic
Old English
scop
oral historian
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
caesuras
kennings
assonance
alliteration
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
two word poetic renamings of noums such as the kenning whales…
the repetition of initial voewl sounds in unrhymed, stressed…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds in accented syllab…
caesuras
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
kennings
two word poetic renamings of noums such as the kenning whales…
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ANGLO-SAXON LITERATURE
The Anglo-Saxons'
Poems were
The professional
The two most
The Anglo-Saxons' literature consisted mostly of poetry. Angl…
Poems were sung, frequently to the accompaniment of a harp. P…
The professional poet, or scop, had a very important function…
The two most important traditions of Anglo-Saxon poetry were…
The Anglo-Saxons'
The Anglo-Saxons' literature consisted mostly of poetry. Angl…
Poems were
Poems were sung, frequently to the accompaniment of a harp. P…
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Anglo Saxon Literature Terms
Epic
Epic Hero
Caesura
Kenning
A long narrative poem that recounts in formal language the ad…
A man of high social status who embodies the ideals of his pe…
An obvious pause in a Lon of poetry
A descriptive figure of speech that takes the place if a comm…
Epic
A long narrative poem that recounts in formal language the ad…
Epic Hero
A man of high social status who embodies the ideals of his pe…
Anglo-Saxon Literature
Admonish(v)
Corpulent(adj)
Benevolent(adj)
Blithe(adj)
To caution, correct
Large in size, fat
Well meaning, help others
Joyous, carefree
Admonish(v)
To caution, correct
Corpulent(adj)
Large in size, fat
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Anglo Saxon Literature
scop
angles saxons and jutes
Alfred the Great
St augustine
histiorian of the tribe. recited all the poetry in the times…
germanic invaders that took over the britons and caused a cla…
assisted in the creaton of the AS Chronicle had records kept…
est first monestary at canterbury 1st archbishop encouraged e…
scop
histiorian of the tribe. recited all the poetry in the times…
angles saxons and jutes
germanic invaders that took over the britons and caused a cla…
9 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
wergeld/wergild
3 benefits of christianity
epic
epic mentions unimportant details beca…
compensation for death or injury; varied according to wealth/…
brought writing; brought new values; copied books/records
long narrative poem in elevated style; presents a character o…
as an oral marker; as a retelling of history/a chronicle of a…
wergeld/wergild
compensation for death or injury; varied according to wealth/…
3 benefits of christianity
brought writing; brought new values; copied books/records
11 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
Greeks
1. Animals... 2. Happy relationships
500 BC
Wessex
Great Britain has been invaded and settled by all of the foll…
What are 2 main characteristics of Celtic tales?
When did the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes invade Britain?
Name the name who united the Anglo Saxons against the invadin…
Greeks
Great Britain has been invaded and settled by all of the foll…
1. Animals... 2. Happy relationships
What are 2 main characteristics of Celtic tales?
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
spoken verse (poetry) and incantations…
It's purpose was to pass along tribal…
Ceremonial occasions (celebration of m…
Scops
The literature of the Anglo-Saxons began with what?
What was the purpose of Anglo-Saxon literature?
The reciting of poems often occurred when and where?
Professional minstrels
spoken verse (poetry) and incantations…
The literature of the Anglo-Saxons began with what?
It's purpose was to pass along tribal…
What was the purpose of Anglo-Saxon literature?
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Anglo-Saxon Literature
tarry
blithe
wayfaring
horn-gabled
to remain, to stay
happy, cheerful
journeying
hall gables decorated with animal horns
tarry
to remain, to stay
blithe
happy, cheerful
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Vocabulary- Anglo-Saxon Literature
Admonish (v)
Sentinel (n)
Fervent (adj)
Rancor (n)
Synonyms- Rebuke, scold, criticize... Sentence- You can admonish…
Synonyms- keeper, protector, watchperson ... Sentence- The black…
Synonyms- eager, gung ho, heartfelt... Sentence- His patriotism…
Synonyms- bad blood, rudeness, bitterness... Sentence- Life is n…
Admonish (v)
Synonyms- Rebuke, scold, criticize... Sentence- You can admonish…
Sentinel (n)
Synonyms- keeper, protector, watchperson ... Sentence- The black…
33 terms
Anglo Saxon Literature
Caesura
Kenning
dream vision poetry
elegy
Long Natural Pause
Compound descriptive words
When the speaker experiences a vision within a dream that lea…
form of speech that moves from grief to acceptance
Caesura
Long Natural Pause
Kenning
Compound descriptive words
20 terms
Anglo-saxon literature
449 bc
1066 bc
Germanic invaders
Alfred the Great
germanic tribes invade England
Normans defeat saxons and William the conqueror becomes King…
1. Angles... 2. Saxons... 3. Jutes
first king of England that stopped Danes from invading whole…
449 bc
germanic tribes invade England
1066 bc
Normans defeat saxons and William the conqueror becomes King…
16 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
Unknown
Geats
Higlac
Beowulf
Author of Beowulf.
Term for the people that come from Sweden in the story; Beowu…
Sweden's king; Beowulf's uncle.
The main character of the epic; he is the HERO! He wanted his…
Unknown
Author of Beowulf.
Geats
Term for the people that come from Sweden in the story; Beowu…
20 terms
Anglo-Saxon Poetry & Literature
Alliteration
Assonance
Caesura
Kenning
repetition of consonant sounds
repetition of vowel sounds
natural pause in the middle of a line of poetry
a metaphorical phrase that replaces the concrete noun
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
Assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
9 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
language, heroic ideals
brynies
St Agustine of Hippo
Venerable Bede
shared common
their breastplates
- famous missionaries... - Benedictines abbey in Canterbury... - se…
- greates Anglo-Saxon scholar... - Ecclesiastical History of the…
language, heroic ideals
shared common
brynies
their breastplates
20 terms
Elements of Anglo-SaxonLiterature
epic poem
epic hero
setting
protagonist
long narrative
larger than life
time and place of story
main role; hero
epic poem
long narrative
epic hero
larger than life
22 terms
Anglo Saxon literature
What are all the characterisitcs of an…
What is a kenning
What is a caesura
What were the different values in the…
-alliteration... -kennings... -four beat rythm... -caesura... -no ryhme s…
Metaphor that describes something in a different way
Pause or break in a line of poetry to indicate natural rhythm
Christian and pagan
What are all the characterisitcs of an…
-alliteration... -kennings... -four beat rythm... -caesura... -no ryhme s…
What is a kenning
Metaphor that describes something in a different way
23 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Literature
Who first populated England?
Anglo-Saxon Values
Bede and his Writing
Alfred the Great
Celts (Brythons/Gaels), Romans, Angles/Saxons/Jutes
Bravery, loyalty, selflessness, justice, honour, good lineage…
"Venerable Bede" - monk who researched documents and intervie…
- mighty warrior... - brokered peace deal with Danes... - highly va…
Who first populated England?
Celts (Brythons/Gaels), Romans, Angles/Saxons/Jutes
Anglo-Saxon Values
Bravery, loyalty, selflessness, justice, honour, good lineage…
67 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature Test
History Of The Exeter Book
The Wife's Lament Plot
The Wife's Lament Setting
The Wife's Lament Narration
-Located in the Exeter Cathedral Library ... -Also known as Code…
A wife is exiled by her husband because his kinsmen twisted t…
Kinsmen Mead Hall/society, Cave (Earth Hall)
-Wife(female) in first person... -Limited due to her only point…
History Of The Exeter Book
-Located in the Exeter Cathedral Library ... -Also known as Code…
The Wife's Lament Plot
A wife is exiled by her husband because his kinsmen twisted t…
63 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature Test
Iberian description
Celts Location
Celts Description
Celts Fighting Techniques
dark hair, blue eyes, Stonehenge
N. Europe
wild, women on pedestal, loyal, fierce
dye their skin blue and naked, spiked hair
Iberian description
dark hair, blue eyes, Stonehenge
Celts Location
N. Europe
48 terms
anglo-saxon literature test
he was nicknamed "the great" and defea…
the 3 germanic tribes
money paid to the danes as a bribe
nicknamed "the unready", he bribed the…
Alfred "the great"
angles, saxons, jutes
dangelds
Ethelred
he was nicknamed "the great" and defea…
Alfred "the great"
the 3 germanic tribes
angles, saxons, jutes
28 terms
Anglo-Saxon Literature
Shield Sheafson
Hrothgar
Beowulf
Grendel
first King of the Danes
current King of the Danes
hero who defeats monsters, later becomes King of the Geats
angry demon living near Herot, Beowulf defeats him
Shield Sheafson
first King of the Danes
Hrothgar
current King of the Danes
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