Caedmon's Hymn: All About Forms Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Caedmon's Hymn? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How many stresses does each line contain?
Q. Which of the following is an example of acceptable alliteration in Anglo-Saxon poetry?
heaven as a roof, sacred Creator
home has a roof, holy Creator
room with a roof, holy Creator
cow with a hoof, gentle Creator
Q. Which of the following is an example of a kenning?
Q. What does a caesura look like?
it looks like this
it lööks like this
t lks lk ths
i t l o o k s l i k e t h i s
Q. Which of the following best describes the tone of a hymn?
boisterous and merry
sensual and edgy
reverent and full of awe