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The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology Test | Final Test - Hard

Kevin Crossley-Holland
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many of Boniface's letters survive today (at the printing of the text)?



2. In the "Grant of Land at Crediton," the king of what area gave land to be used for a monastary?



3. What does "he wolde fandian" mean?



4. In "A Colloquy" what profession does the pupil have?



5. What is the alternate name that the introduction to "I Saw a Strange Creature..." gives to kennings?



Essay Topics

Why do you think that riddles where important during the Anglo-Saxon period? What purpose did they serve? Why did they focus on the themes they did?

Christianity quickly became the superior religion for Anglo-Saxons. What did Christianity hold for Anglos? Why was it found to be superior to previous religious thought?

What are the qualities of an epic? In what ways does "Beowulf" exemplify the characteristics of an epic? Be sure to give specific textual examples to support your claim.

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