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Beowulf English Quiz

alliteration wondering what the soldiers would want
Angles the Saxons, Anlgos, Juits that went to the North Sea dominated England and brought Beowulf
comitatus common sense of being part of a team; the beginning of civilization
Danes Hrothgar is their king and they are tormented by Grendel
didactic teacher
fame the equivalent of the afterlife having a lasting name
Geats Beowulf and his crew's nationality
gielp a courageous speech; bragging
kenning a whale road= ocean; combining two words for one to create pictures
king Hrothgar
Pagans and Monks Christian overlay on the pagan's beliefs
scops poets
Swedes the only man who stayed behind to fight the dragon with Beowulf
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