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1 Mrs. Pieczynski

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3 Alliteration Kennings Caesura No Rhyme Oral Tradition-Scops Runes

4 On earth this warrior is strangely born Of two dumb creatures, drawn gleaming Into the world, bright and useful to men. It is tended, kept, covered by women-- Strong and savage, it serves well, A gentle slave to firm masters Who mind its measure and feed it fairly With a careful hand. To these it brings Warm blessings; to those who let it run Wild it brings a grim reward.

5 On earth this warrior is strangely born Of two dumb creatures, drawn gleaming KENNING Into the world, bright and useful to men. It is tended, kept, covered by women-- Strong and savage, it serves well, ALLITERATION A gentle slave to firm masters Who mind its measure and feed it fairly With a careful hand. To these it brings CAESURA Warm blessings; to those who let it run Wild it brings a grim reward.

6 On earth this warrior is strangely born Of two dumb creatures, drawn gleaming KENNING Into the world, bright and useful to men. It is tended, kept, covered by women-- Strong and savage, it serves well, ALLITERATION A gentle slave to firm masters Who mind its measure and feed it fairly With a careful hand. To these it brings CAESURA Warm blessings; to those who let it run Wild it brings a grim reward.

7 A major scholar of the English language, specializing in Old and Middle English Wrote The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings ( ), Middle-earth. Riddles from The Hobbit Riddles

8 Who is your HERO? Write 10 lines of clues in the Anglo-Saxon format. (Do NOT rhyme your riddle!) Your riddle must include the following: 2 kennings (Underline and Explain) 2 alliterations (Underline)


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