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1

a mock of a piece of literature

parody

2

beowulf was burned on a funeral ____

pire

3

sang at beowulf's funeral

dirgd

4

the seafarer is a ___ but also an _____

lyric
ellegy

5

wakeful sleeper describes ___
FL-

beowulf
oxymoron

6

end of anglo-saxon period

1066

7

three lyrics we read

The seafarer
the Wanderer
The wife's lament

8

brevity of life

transitoriness

9

consolation to transitoriness

seek for fame and glory

10

the 7 deadly sins

lust
pride
envy
sloth-laziness
gluttony-over indulgence
wrath-anger
greed

11

"every rock, every tree, every crystal of snow cries out cold-blooded objectness." from_____
FL- (5)

grendel
hyperbole, cacophony, personification,
alliteration
epithet

12

another name for the anglo-saxon period

dark ages

13

grendel descended from

Cain

14

the allusion to Cain is

biblical

15

Beowulf's king/uncle

Hygelc

16

author of Grendel

John Gardener

17

figurative language when a person addresses an inanimate object

apostrophe

18

pagan word for fate

wyrd

19

the norman conquest brought

french words into the celtic language

20

a pause in the middle or end of a line

caesura

21

adjective that describes literary pieces from the anglo-saxon period

oral

22

who is the warrior that helps beowulf

wiglaf

23

what is the name of the mead hall

herot

24

name of King alfred's history book

the anglo-saxon chronicles

25

who translated most of the anglo-saxon works

Burton Raffel

26

latin came from the

roman monks

27

who's burial began beowulf

shild's

28

Scandinavian influences came from the

vikings

29

The _____ book contained riddles and lyrics

Exeter

30

swords that failed beowulf

Nagling- ancient sword against dragon
Hrunting- failed against grendel's mother, dissolved in blood. Unferth gave it to him.

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