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Caedmon's <em>Hymn</em>

Caedmon's Hymn

by Caedmon

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?


2
3.14159
7
4
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?


7th-century
bone-house
doghouse
super-hot
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
just zane-zane-zany
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