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					                                  Anglo-Saxon Unit Test Review
                                   The Anglo-Saxons, poetry & Beowulf
                                   50 multiple choice & 2 short answer

1.    What is an elegy? How are The Seafarer, The Wife’s Lament, & The Wanderer all elegies?
2.    Be able to identify the content of all three poems.
3.    What are the themes of the Anglo-Saxon poems we read?
4.    What language was Beowulf originally written in?
5.    What is Beowulf’s setting?
6.    What is WYRD? How is present in Beowulf?
7.    Know the literary devices present in Anglo-Saxon literature & be able to identify them in the works we
      read (kennings, caesura, alliteration, elegy).
8.    What are the elements of an epic poem? How does Beowulf meet the requirements?
9.    What are the elements of an epic hero? How does Beowulf meet the requirements?
10.   Describe Beowulf’s personality & be able to give examples (i.e. boastful, honorable, confident…).
11.   What are Beowulf’s three major battles? Be able to describe the plot.
12.   Know your Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf background notes (the Cornell style notes we took).
13.   Know the Anglo-Saxon values of wyrd, loyalty, honor, self-sacrifice, what it means to be a good leader,
      negative effects of exclusion, courage, pride, confidence, etc.
14.   Be able to discuss how Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon poems are reflections of Anglo-Saxon cultural
      values.
15.   Be able to discuss how Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon poems have connections to our world today in
      terms of theme & values.




                                  Anglo-Saxon Unit Test Review
                                   The Anglo-Saxons, poetry & Beowulf
                                   50 multiple choice & 2 short answer

1.    What is an elegy? How are The Seafarer, The Wife’s Lament, & The Wanderer all elegies?
2.    Be able to identify the content of all three poems.
3.    What are the themes of the Anglo-Saxon poems we read?
4.    What language was Beowulf originally written in?
5.    What is Beowulf’s setting?
6.    What is WYRD? How is present in Beowulf?
7.    Know the literary devices present in Anglo-Saxon literature & be able to identify them in the works we
      read (kennings, caesura, alliteration, elegy).
8.    What are the elements of an epic poem? How does Beowulf meet the requirements?
9.    What are the elements of an epic hero? How does Beowulf meet the requirements?
10.   Describe Beowulf’s personality & be able to give examples (i.e. boastful, honorable, confident…).
11.   What are Beowulf’s three major battles? Be able to describe the plot.
12.   Know your Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf background notes (the Cornell style notes we took).
13.   Know the Anglo-Saxon values of wyrd, loyalty, honor, self-sacrifice, what it means to be a good leader,
      negative effects of exclusion, courage, pride, confidence, etc.
14.   Be able to discuss how Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon poems are reflections of Anglo-Saxon cultural
      values.
15.   Be able to discuss how Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon poems have connections to our world today in
      terms of theme & values.

				
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