Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of and epic? Written humorously
“Icicle of Blood” is an example of: Kenning
“Feorhseoc” or “life-sick” is an example of: Compounding
The stock phrases in Beowulf are also called: Formulas
The nobelman’s son then passed the steep rocky cliffs, the narrow path, the narrow single file path, an unknown way. Passage example of: Variation
People spoke and wrote old English in approximately: 449AD-1100AD
People spoke and wrote in Middle English: 1100AD-1500AD
Which line is true about poetry and prose? 1500 AD- now
How can you tell Beowulf is a legendary hero? He is larger than life and is remembered in tales from long ago
What does the pet mean in this line from Beowulf? The monster’s thoughts were as quick as his greed or his claws .. The monster thinks very quickly
What weapon does Beowulf use to kill Grendel? His hands
To what does the poet give credit for Beowulf’s victory over Grendel’s mother? God’s judgement
What is the theme of Beowulf? Good always triumphs in the end.
How do you know Beowulf is an epic poem? It is a long poem that yells a story of a legendary hero.
Why does Beowulf want a tower built for him? To serve as a landmark for sailors from afar.Beowulf
Untrue about poetry and prose? Poetry has a beat; prose do not

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