The invasion of England by the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes.
Which event for many historians marks the beginning of English history and the Anglo-Saxon period?
Angles, Jutes and Saxons.
From which Germanic tribe(s) did the English language develop?
The Anglo-Saxons were descendents of tribes that invaded England. From which country did these tribes originate?
What was one of the first manuscripts to be written in the English language.
The person who united the Anglo-Saxons as a single nation was
Mead is a type of
poems about dead people.
an epic poem.
Beowulf is an example of
The setting for Beowulf is
The poem involves a love story.
What characteristic is not usually associated with an epic poem?
were recited orally.
The earliest epic poems
Beowulf is an
Beowulf’s lord and uncle is
Grendel devours the warriors that stay overnight at HerotHeorot.
Why doesn’t anyone stay in HerotHeorot hall past sunset to fight Grendel?
After Grendel’s attacks, HerotHeorot becomes a
In Beowulf, Grendel is the
After Grendel slaughters thirty men in the wine mead hall, he takes them to
Grendel’s arm from its socket.
During the struggle with Grendel, Beowulf rips
Grendel flees the battle to
cuts off her head.
After Beowulf overpowers Grendel’s mother, he
land and houses.
When Beowulf returns home, King Hygelac gives him
the king dies naturally.
Beowulf becomes king of the Geats after
Beowulf is killed by
The battle between Beowulf and Grendel is an example of
When Beowulf tells Hrothgar, “Fate will unwind as it must!” this is an example of
The author of Beowulf uses __________ point of view.
When the author of Beowulf writes, “His misery leaped the seas,” this is an example of
In “The Seafarer” the speaker of the poem is most likely a
dangerous, and lonely.
At the beginning of “The Seafarer”, the speaker describes the sea as
“Hunger tore at my sea-weary soul” is an example of
“The Seafarer” is written in
the hardships of the seafarer while he was at sea.
In “The Seafarer” the words “cold,” “hunger” and “solitude” best describe
Anglo-Saxon poems, such as “The Seafarer” use which literary device