Beowulf In-Class Writing

*This is an open book and open notes quiz.

2. Give an example of a kenning from the text.(5 pts.)

4. Discuss the status of gold or material wealth in the poem. Does this status change over the course of the text? Refer to specific passages. (20 min, 10 pts.)

5. Discuss the significance of ties of kinship in the poem. Refer to specific passages. (20 min, 10 pts.)

Extra Credit: 1. Give an example of “Litotes,” or ironic understatement, from the text. (2 pts.)

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