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                                     “The Seafarer”
                        LITERARY    and History of the   ANGLO-SAXON
Beowulf       Iliad
                         TERMS       English Church        HISTORY
                                       and People


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 The author of
   Beowulf is
unknown for this
    reason.
What is because it
was passed down
   orally for
 generations?
Beowulf is able to
defeat Grendel’s
 mother with the
    help of...
 What is the giant
sword (hanging on
the wall blessed by
    the giants)?
That “Shepherd
of Evil” or that
 “Guardian of
 Crime” is an
example of this.
What is a kenning?
Beowulf is this type
    of poetry.
What is narrative
   poetry?
Beowulf is this type
    of poem.
What is a heroic
    epic?
This is the goddess
who aided Achilles.
Who is Athena?
This person agreed
 to be the judge of
the beauty contest.
Who is Paris?
 “Shaft poised, he
   hurled and his
    spear’s long
shadow flew” is an
  example of this.
   What is
alliteration?
   “he swooped like a
soaring eagle launching
  down from the dark
    clouds to earth to
  snatch some helpless
 lamb...” is an example
         of this.
What is an epic
  simile?
“godlike Achilles” is
 an example of this.
What is a stock
  epithet?
A person, place, thing, or event
    that stands for itself and
  for something beyond itself.
What is a symbol?
   Something that is
mournful, sad, or gloomy
     has this tone.
What is elegiac?
The ordinary form
   of spoken or
 written language,
 without metrical
structure is known
      as this.
What is prose?
A story in which the
 characters, setting,
and events stand for
  abstract or moral
      concepts
What is an
allegory?
  A pattern that
    appears in
literature across
     cultures.
What is an
archetype?
 This is the setting
of the poem – when
     and where.
What is the ocean
 in the winter?
   “Our thoughts
   should turn to
where our home is”
    contains this
literary technique.
What is metaphor?
He received a gift
 from God in a
     dream.
Who is Caedmon?
  A History of the
English Church and
   People is an
example of this type
    of writing.
What is
prose?
“The Seafarer” is
this type of poem.
What is an elegy?
This is the name of
 an Anglo-Saxon
        God.
   What is
Thunor/Thor or
 Woden/Odin?
 They introduced
Christianity to the
  Anglo-Saxons.
Who are the
 Romans?
   These were
storytellers who
sang the tales of
    heroes.
What are the
  bards?
These were monks who
wrote down stories that
had been passed down
orally for generations.
Who were the
 scribes?
 These are the 3
  threats to an
Anglo-Saxon’s life.
   What are war,
illness, and old age.
Make your wager
What book contains
several Anglo-Saxon
  poems including
  “The Seafarer”?
What is the Exeter
     Book?

				
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