Eng 217 Quiz 2

10 Questions | Attempts: 352

Eng 217 Quiz 2 - Quiz

This is our second quiz on the Old English period.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A poem or song of lament and praise for the dead.
  • 2. 
    All of the elegies appear in this manuscript (2 words).
  • 3. 
    The idea that everthing in this world passes away (1 word).
  • 4. 
    The passage in the Wanderer beginning, 'where has the horse gone,' belongs to this motif (two words, Latin).
  • 5. 
    'Spirit's coffer' and 'treasure-hoard' are metaphorical compounds words. They are also called this (1 word. use plural form).
  • 6. 
    What season is it in the Wanderer?
  • 7. 
    In the Wanderer 'Wyrd' is a Christian term, meaning 'fate.'
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 8. 
    Part of the Dream of the Rood appears in runes on this 8th century cross (two words, but I'll accept one)
  • 9. 
    This rhetorical device allows the cross to speak in the Dream of the Rood (one word)
  • 10. 
    When he mounts the cross, Jesus is described as one of these (one word).
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