Anglo1 - 6. scop also called minstrel / gleeman;...

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Anglo-Saxon Literature Study Guide Key Terms 1. Caesura – deep pause in the middle of a line of poetry 2. Kenning – 2-word combinations that make a new meaning 3. alliteration – repetition of consonant sounds 4. assonance – repetition of vowel sounds 5. riddle – test of wit in which listeners must guess a common object
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Unformatted text preview: 6. scop also called minstrel / gleeman; storyteller, singer in Anglo-Saxon culture; important to feasts and other events 7. epic poem long narrative poem that is usually the first written work of a culture 8. rhyme scheme pattern of end rhyme in poetry...
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