ENGLISH MIDTERM

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standout13
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ENGLISH MIDTERM
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2013-01-26 00:09:27
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  1. extreme exaggeration
    hyperbole
  2. repetition of vowel sounds
    assonance
  3. an entire range or series
    gamut
  4. foolish talk, gibberish
    folderol
  5. natural attraction to person, thing, etc.;; inclination
    affinity
  6. short description or sketch
    vignette
  7. character, role
    personas
  8. equal in size, comparable
    commensurate
  9. very sacred or holy
    sacrosanct
  10. to weaken, degrade
    vitiated
  11. inexpressible in words
    ineffable
  12. 3 purposes for meadhall
    entertainment, shelter, meetings
  13. caesura
    pause
  14. wryd
    fate
  15. comitatus
    loyal to leader
  16. epic
    long poem
  17. epic boasting
    bragging
  18. foil
    character in contrast w/ another
  19. elegiac mood
    overall tone of sadness
  20. Geats --->
    Sweden
  21. Danes --->
    Denmark
  22. wife, queen of danes
    welthow
  23. guard, 
    wulfgar
  24. king of geats @ end, B's cuz
    wiglaf
  25. consumed by fire
    mulberry boy
  26. ID theft, beastie
    percival

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