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Germanic tribes-jutes angles saxons
brought common language that evolved into english language
practice of mourning of the dead
stop or pause. sound quality
alfred the great
contributed to the development of english language
original missionaries. builds a monistary in cantiberry
what did the anglo saxons bring with them
runic alphabet. runes are wood carvings not suitable for literary purposes
- four beats per line.
- caesura- stop or pause
- kennings- used in place of pronouns
elegaic tradition two poems
- the wanderer
- the sea farer
elegaic tradition main collection
the exeter book
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