Study material generic cover image

Summary Literature

- Engels
- Sylvia Bates
- 2017 - 2018
- Metameer - Stevensbeekseweg (Stevensbeek)
- Klas 4 VWO TTO (NT)
151 Flashcards & Notes
Scroll down to see the PDF preview!
  • This + 400k other summaries
  • A unique study and practice tool
  • Never study anything twice again
  • Get the grades you hope for
  • 100% sure, 100% understanding
Remember faster, study better. Scientifically proven.
Trustpilot Logo

A snapshot of the summary - Literature

  • 1 Old English

    This is a preview. There are 3 more flashcards available for chapter 1
    Show more cards here

  • When was the old english period?
  • Who occupied Britain in the first few centuries of our era, who lived there before?
    The Romans occupied Britain, the Celts lived there
  • What happened around 410 A.D?
    The Romans withdrew their forces and left the Celts (and other tribes throughout the country) to their fates.
  • Who invaded Britain shortly after the Romans? What happened to the Celts?
    The Angles, Saxons, Goths and Jutes drove the Celts back to the corners of the British Isles.
  • Why wasn't the Old English language rarely used in writings?
    Latin was the language that was used by people that could read or write like monks.
  • When did King Alfred the Great reign?
  • 1.1 Beowulf

    This is a preview. There are 6 more flashcards available for chapter 1.1
    Show more cards here

  • Who brought Beowulf to England?
    Scandinavian invaders (Angles, Saxons)
  • Where is the story set?
    In Denmark and the South of Sweden.
  • Why don't we know who wrote Beowulf?
    It is normal for Anglo-Saxon writings to have no author listed.
  • Why do we think that Beowulf was written down by a monk?
    In the Anglo-Saxon period not many people read or write apart from religious figures.

To read further, please click:

Read the full summary
This summary +380.000 other summaries A unique study tool A rehearsal system for this summary Studycoaching with videos
  • Higher grades + faster learning
  • Don't study anything twice
  • 100% sure, 100% understanding
Discover Study Smart