anglo saxon

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anglo saxon
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2011-09-26 21:37:05
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  1. Germanic tribes-jutes angles saxons
    brought common language that evolved into english language
  2. elegaic tradition
    practice of mourning of the dead
  3. caesura
    stop or pause. sound quality
  4. alfred the great
    contributed to the development of english language
  5. st augustine
    original missionaries. builds a monistary in cantiberry
  6. what did the anglo saxons bring with them
    runic alphabet. runes are wood carvings not suitable for literary purposes
  7. sound qualities
    • four beats per line.
    • caesura- stop or pause
    • kennings- used in place of pronouns
  8. elegaic tradition two poems
    • the wanderer
    • the sea farer
  9. elegaic tradition main collection
    the exeter book

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