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Unformatted text preview: by the Roman missionary Paulinus o The Story of Caedmon describes how the historical figure Caedmon received his gift of singing (scop); believed to have gotten his talent from God Unknow n--A Wifes Lament one of the poems in the Exeter Book o tells a lot about the role of women in Anglo-Saxon culture: submissive to husbands; very dependent; often times unfulfilled o uses innovative forms: metaphor; kennings; symbolism; good use of mood...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1102 at Broward College.
- Fall '10