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Old English Poetry
The principles of Old English poetry are derived from the traditions of Germ...
 There is no rhyme and no regular number of syllables in the lines.
Each line is divided into two halves separated by a caesura (цезура) and is...
Caesura [si’zjuərə] - pause in a line of verse. Setton him to heafdon hilde-r...
- Each line has three stressed syllables beginning with the same consonant so...
Alliteration – repetition of consonant sounds.
[b] Bore it bitterly he who bided in darkness [t] Twelve-winters’ time tortur...
- The need to find words beginning with the same sounds often made the poet c...
A kenning – a compound expression, often hyphenated, representing a single no...
Old English literature was naturally oral. The authors were unknown, and the...
The oldest poem in the English language is “Beowulf” – an epic poem with char...
An epic poem – a long poem about heroic characters who perform outstanding de...
“Beowulf” may have been written between circa 700 AD and 1000 AD (the date of...
The name of the poet is unknown. The poem consists of more than 3000 lines an...
Beowulf [‘beiəwulf] Hrothgar [‘hroθga:] Heorot [‘hεərət] Geat [‘geiət] Grende...
Hrothgar, King of Danes, had built a beautiful palace called Heorot where he...
This joy was hateful to a monster called Grendel who lived in a lake. Night a...
One day a young Viking, tall and strong as a young oak tree, came over the se...
This was Beowulf. He was welcomed and feasted, and at night he and his fourte...
At night Grendel came to the palace. Beowulf seized him and tore off one of G...
Beowulf killing Grendel
The next day there was feasting and joy in Heorot, but when the warriors lay...
Beowulf followed her to the bottom of the lake where he killed her with the m...
Beowulf fighting with the sea monster
In later days Beowulf, now King of his people, had to defend his country agai...
He killed the animal, but was badly wounded in the fight and died. The poem e...
Beowulf and the dragon
Post-reading exercises
Give the English equivalents: Могучий воин, приходить на помощь, отвратительн...
What characters do we meet in this passage? Where do we meet them? What are t...
Does the translator of the poem use the same literary techniques (alliteratio...
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Old English Poetry

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№ слайда 3 The principles of Old English poetry are derived from the traditions of Germ
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The principles of Old English poetry are derived from the traditions of Germanic oral poetry.

№ слайда 4  There is no rhyme and no regular number of syllables in the lines.
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There is no rhyme and no regular number of syllables in the lines.

№ слайда 5 Each line is divided into two halves separated by a caesura (цезура) and is
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Each line is divided into two halves separated by a caesura (цезура) and is represented by a gap on the page.

№ слайда 6 Caesura [si’zjuərə] - pause in a line of verse. Setton him to heafdon hilde-r
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Caesura [si’zjuərə] - pause in a line of verse. Setton him to heafdon hilde-randas

№ слайда 7 - Each line has three stressed syllables beginning with the same consonant so
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- Each line has three stressed syllables beginning with the same consonant sound. (alliteration)

№ слайда 8 Alliteration – repetition of consonant sounds.
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Alliteration – repetition of consonant sounds.

№ слайда 9 [b] Bore it bitterly he who bided in darkness [t] Twelve-winters’ time tortur
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[b] Bore it bitterly he who bided in darkness [t] Twelve-winters’ time torture suffered [s] Soul crushing sorrow. Not seldom in private

№ слайда 10 - The need to find words beginning with the same sounds often made the poet c
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- The need to find words beginning with the same sounds often made the poet call a common thing by an uncommon name (a kenning) which he himself invented.

№ слайда 11 A kenning – a compound expression, often hyphenated, representing a single no
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A kenning – a compound expression, often hyphenated, representing a single noun. a sea-rider (a sailor)

№ слайда 12 Old English literature was naturally oral. The authors were unknown, and the
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Old English literature was naturally oral. The authors were unknown, and their compositions were written down only at the end of the Middle Ages when the standard literary language emerged.

№ слайда 13 The oldest poem in the English language is “Beowulf” – an epic poem with char
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The oldest poem in the English language is “Beowulf” – an epic poem with characteristics of elegy.

№ слайда 14 An epic poem – a long poem about heroic characters who perform outstanding de
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An epic poem – a long poem about heroic characters who perform outstanding deeds. Elegy [‘elidgi] – a poem of lament.

№ слайда 15 “Beowulf” may have been written between circa 700 AD and 1000 AD (the date of
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“Beowulf” may have been written between circa 700 AD and 1000 AD (the date of the manuscript).

№ слайда 16 The name of the poet is unknown. The poem consists of more than 3000 lines an
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The name of the poet is unknown. The poem consists of more than 3000 lines and follows Beowulf (a brave warrior from Southern Sweden) from his heroic youth to an old age. It is a great adventure story and a deeply philosophical one.

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№ слайда 22 Beowulf [‘beiəwulf] Hrothgar [‘hroθga:] Heorot [‘hεərət] Geat [‘geiət] Grende
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Beowulf [‘beiəwulf] Hrothgar [‘hroθga:] Heorot [‘hεərət] Geat [‘geiət] Grendel [‘grendl]

№ слайда 23 Hrothgar, King of Danes, had built a beautiful palace called Heorot where he
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Hrothgar, King of Danes, had built a beautiful palace called Heorot where he and his subjects feasted and rejoiced every day.

№ слайда 24 This joy was hateful to a monster called Grendel who lived in a lake. Night a
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This joy was hateful to a monster called Grendel who lived in a lake. Night after night Grendel came to kill and eat Hrothgar’s men.

№ слайда 25 One day a young Viking, tall and strong as a young oak tree, came over the se
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One day a young Viking, tall and strong as a young oak tree, came over the sea to fight with the monster.

№ слайда 26 This was Beowulf. He was welcomed and feasted, and at night he and his fourte
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This was Beowulf. He was welcomed and feasted, and at night he and his fourteen companions were left to sleep in the hall.

№ слайда 27 At night Grendel came to the palace. Beowulf seized him and tore off one of G
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At night Grendel came to the palace. Beowulf seized him and tore off one of Grendel’s arms. Grendel fled to the lake to die.

№ слайда 28 Beowulf killing Grendel
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Beowulf killing Grendel

№ слайда 29 The next day there was feasting and joy in Heorot, but when the warriors lay
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The next day there was feasting and joy in Heorot, but when the warriors lay down to sleep, Grendel’s mother, the sea-wolf, came to revenge her son.

№ слайда 30 Beowulf followed her to the bottom of the lake where he killed her with the m
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Beowulf followed her to the bottom of the lake where he killed her with the magic sword which hung in the cave.

№ слайда 31 Beowulf fighting with the sea monster
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Beowulf fighting with the sea monster

№ слайда 32 In later days Beowulf, now King of his people, had to defend his country agai
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In later days Beowulf, now King of his people, had to defend his country against a fire breathing dragon.

№ слайда 33 He killed the animal, but was badly wounded in the fight and died. The poem e
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He killed the animal, but was badly wounded in the fight and died. The poem ends with a sorrowful description of Beowulf’s funeral fire.

№ слайда 34 Beowulf and the dragon
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Beowulf and the dragon

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Post-reading exercises

№ слайда 36 Give the English equivalents: Могучий воин, приходить на помощь, отвратительн
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Give the English equivalents: Могучий воин, приходить на помощь, отвратительное чудовище, рукопись, в определенном смысле, подходить к концу, погребальный костер, щит, шлем, кольчуга, оплакивать, печальный плач, скорбная песнь, жестокая резня, курган, прах, спрятанный клад, воздавать хвалу, храбрые подвиги.

№ слайда 37 What characters do we meet in this passage? Where do we meet them? What are t
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What characters do we meet in this passage? Where do we meet them? What are they doing? What do we learn about Beowulf? Why do they construct such a stronghold? What is inside the mound? What attitude to material riches does the poet express? What kind of future does the queen foresee for the Geat people?

№ слайда 38 Does the translator of the poem use the same literary techniques (alliteratio
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Does the translator of the poem use the same literary techniques (alliteration, half-lines, kennings) as the ancient poet did? If yes, find any examples.


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