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Anglo-Saxon Poetry

As poetry began as song and was easier to memorize because of the rhyme scheme and the rhythmic pattern,¬†Anglo-Saxon poetry outstripped the period’s prose. The poems were passed from one generation to another by word of mouth.¬† Customarily, Anglo-Saxon poetry … Continue reading

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