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Flashcards in notes on the wanderer Deck (15):
1

the wanderer is in

exile

2

the wanderer's men have

died

3

the wanderer has a very ____- outlook on life

pessimistic/fatalistic

4

the wanderer is during what time span because

between Beowulf and the Seafarer
because there was still kings and mead halls

5

sea-billows is a kenning to

waves

6

there is the theme of ______ because of the line "in this brief world"

transitoriness

7

the wanderer is ____ of boasting

critical

8

what does war-destroyed mean

killed in battle

9

what does the monstrous sea bird mean

died by drowning

10

what does the old wolf mean

died by disease

11

speaking to an inanimate object

apostrophe

12

FL
alas bright cup

apostrophe

13

the tone is

hostile

14

the seafarer finds his soul with the sea but the wanderer

doesn't find grace in the sea

15

no one can understand the wanderer's

misery

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