2. OLD ENGLISH PERIOD (Text)


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  1. 1. Christian missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people, but also introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was a very important step for the development of English literature.

    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two were main theme of literary works produced in the Old-English period because of the war condition, personal sadness and happiness, and the good news from the missionaries about salvation.

    3. Poetry was the only genre of literary work produced in the Old-English period because it was not save at that time, war was everywhere, and only few people knew how to write. Shortly, people did not really have time to think about literature. Mostly they thought about their feeling, the salvation, their family and peace.

    4. Literary figures in Old-English period were mainly monks because they were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

  2. 1. The Christian missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people, but also introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones, and this was a very important step for the development of English literature.

    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because it gave comfort to the people and also provided reflection people’s live

    3. Because the poetry was easily to understand for the people at that time.

    4. Because Christian monks in the monasteries were the only people who could read and write.

  3. 1. In Old-English period the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature. Were introducing Not only to replace or symbolic cuts or even scratches on wood but also spread the Christianity.

    2. During the time of war so many people dreamed and hoped to get a secure life and good enough to have skills in literature so Individual and social security and religious faith are two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period

    3. There was some genres of literary work in the old-English period; religion (Christianity), personal/individual emotions and expression also war that was really influenced their life.

    4. The Christian monks are the only people who can read and write in old-English period. So that’s why the monks guarded also developed the cultures.

  4. 1. What is the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period?

    The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period are introducing not only the Roman alphabet to replace rune, or symbolic cuts, scratches on woods or stone but also spread the Christianity among the people.

    2. Why are individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period?

    Individual and social security and religious faith are two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because during the time of war between tribes, people dream and hope to get a secure life ahead. Besides that, the influence of church with their missionaries really dominates people life and way of thinking with all of the facilities came from the missionaries which enable people to develop English literature.

    3. Why was the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry?

    The only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period was poetry because, at that time those genre: war, religion, personal sadness and happiness are the factors that influenced people life.

    4. Why are literary figures in old-English period mainly monks?

    Literary figures in old-English period are mainly monks because the Christian monks are the only people who can read and write. For many centuries, they guarded the cultures and learning.

  5. 1. The Christian missionaries was spread not only Christianity among the people but also introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. Roman alphabet is a start of writing.
    2. The themes of Old English literature are individual and society security and religious faith because all old literature was written by monks. The monks had purpose that the works gave comfort and provided reflection.
    3. At first, poems were sung in the hall of a castle and passed on from generation to generation in spoken way. The spoken tradition led to the first tradition of written literature. Start from spoken poem increase to written poetry.
    4. Because the monks were the only people who could read and write.

  6. 1 What is the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period?

    The Christian missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people but also introduce the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was an important step for the development of English literature. With this facilities people could record the oral stories into written works.

    2. Why are individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period?

    At that time, wars often happens between tribes or even invader from outside of their territory, that is way people there dream and hope for security in their life.
    The influence of church with their missionaries really dominates people life and way of thinking. And all of the facilities which able for people to develop English literature are from the missionaries, so it was clear that this really effect the literary works at that period.

    3. Why was the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry?

    It was obvious that the three subjects of the first literature: war, religion, personal sadness and happiness are the only genre of literary works produced in that period because those three factors were the most dominant and probably the only factors which influenced the people life at that time.

    4. Why are literary figures in old-English period mainly monks?

    The reason of this is because it was the Christian monks in the monasteries who first wrote down the words of the early literature – they were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded cultures and learning.

  7. Sugandi Rahardja
    08151811538

    Dear Mr. Parlin,
    Below are my answers:

    1. Christian missionaries has role in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period they are introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones.
    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because this literature gave comfort and provided reflection.
    3. Because most of people are illiterate, so poetry is the only way for them to express their sadness, happiness, religion or even war. And they think it is easy to understand because they can express it through songs which as same as poetry since they can’t read and write yet.
    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because just monk that could write and read.

  8. Dear Mr. Parlin,

    Below are my answers

    (1) The role of Christian missionaries in old-English period is to spread Christianity among the people and to introduce the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones.

    (2) Because they give comfort and provide reflection.

    (3) Because most of people are illiterate, so poetry is the only way for them to express their sadness, happiness, religion or even war. And they think it is easy to understand because they can express it through songs which as same as poetry since they can’t read and write yet.

    (4) Because we can’t write and read.

  9. 1 The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones, not only spread Christianity among the people. This was a very important step for the development of English literature. With this new facility, people could record the oral stories into written works.

    2. The two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period are individual and social security and religious faith because it gave comfort, or provided reflection.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old English period poetry because it was passed on from generation to generation before they were written down. Thus, the spoken tradition led to the first tradition of written literature.

    4. Literary figures in old-English period are mainly monks because they were the only people who could read and write, the first who wrote down words of the early literature, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

    Regards,
    tina

  10. Dear Mr. Parlin,
    Below are my answers:

    1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period is the missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people, but also introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was a very important step for the development of English literature. With this new facility, people could record the oral stories into written works.
    2. Individual and social security and religious are faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because this literature gave comfort, or provided reflection.
    3. The only genre of literary work was produced in the old-English period poetry because usually the poems were sung in the hall of a castle, and these songs and poems were passed on from generation to generation before they were written down. Thus, the spoken tradition led to the first tradition of written literature.
    4. Literary figures in old-English period are mainly monks because it was the Christian monks in the monasteries who first wrote down the words of the early literature—they were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

    Regards,
    Vany

  11. Dear Sir,

    These are my answers about “Old English Period” :

    1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature in old English period; they are introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was very important step for the development of English literature. Through this, people could record the oral stories into written works.

    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works
    produced in the old English period because this literature gave comfort and provided reflection.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old English period poetry because it was passed on from generation to generation (example through song ) before it was written down.

    4. Literary figures in old English period mainly monks because at the time they were
    only people who could write and read, so they were capable of transferring their writing knowledge and creating literature works.

    Regards
    Yulina

  12. 1. The missionaries introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on wood and stones. It was a very important step for the development of English literature. By that facility, people could record the oral stories into written works.
    2. Because, those gave comfort or provided reflection.
    3. Because, the poetry was spoken long before it was written down.
    4. Because, they were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

  13. Neeta Yuliana
    class A

    1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature in old-English period is introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones.

    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because it gave comfort and provided reflection.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry because it passed on from generation to generation (spoken) before they were written down.

    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because just monk that could write and read

  14. 1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period is introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. Learning alphabet made possible for people could record the oral stories into written works.

    2. The individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary work produced in the old-english period because at that time all of people are christian, so they only understood created about christian themes and it is easy to understood.

    3. Because it was passed on from generation to generation before it was written down.

    4. The literary figures in old-english period mainly monks because the other people can’t read and wrote yet.

  15. 1. What is the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period?
    The role of Christian missionaries in old-English period is to spread Christianity among the people and to introduce the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones.
    2. Why are individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period?
    Because they give comfort and provide reflection.
    3. Why was the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry?
    Because most of people are illiterate, so poetry is the only way for them to express their sadness, happiness, religion or even war. And they think it is easy to understand because they can express it through songs which as same as poetry since they can’t read and write yet.
    4. Why are literary figures in old-English period mainly monks?
    Because they are the people who first write down the words of the early literature. They have the ability to read and write then they guard culture and learning for many centuries so they are able to share their knowledge and spread their literature works.

  16. 1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature in old English period, they are introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones.

    2. Social security and religious were two main themes in the old- English Period because this gave comfort or provided reflection.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry because it was passed on from generation to generation before it was written down.

    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because at the time they were only people who could write and read.

  17. 1. The role of Christian missionaries is introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was very important steps for the development of English literature. So, the people could record the oral stories through written works.

    2. Social security and religious were two main themes in the old- English Period because this gave comfort or provided reflection.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old- English period poetry because it was passed on from generations before it was written down.

    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because they were only people who could write and read well.

  18. Name : Alena
    Nim : 0812150041

    1.The role of Christian missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people, but also introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was a very important step for the development of English literature. With this new facility, people could record the oral stories into written works.
    2.Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period.
    The themes of Old English literature are security, both for the individual and society, and in religious faith. This literature gave comfort, or provided reflection.
    3. the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry
    Usually the poems were sung in the hall of a castle, and these songs and poems were passed on from generation to generation before they were written down, they were the only people who could read and write.
    4. literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because
    They were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

    thank you sir and God Bless

  19. name: yesi kartika sari
    SRN : 0812150015

    1. Christian missionaries has role in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period they are introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones.
    2. In the old English period, individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works were produced because this period gave comfort or provided reflection
    3. Because only in the old English period the literary works were produce. it was passed on from generation to generation before it was written down.
    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because at the time they were only people who could write and read. and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

  20. 1. The role of Christian missionaries is to introduced the Roman alphabeth to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was very important step for the development of English literarure. Through this, people could record the oral stories into written works.

    2. Social security and religious were two main themes in the old- English Period because this gave comfort or provided reflection.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old- English period poetry because it was passed on from generation to generation (ex: through song) before it was written down.

    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because at the time they were only people who could write and read.

  21. 1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period is introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. This was a very important step for the development of English literature. With this new facility, people could record the oral stories into written works.
    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because this literature gave comfort and provided reflection.
    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry because the poetry was spoken long before it was written down.
    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because they were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.

  22. 1. The role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature in old English period is they became artists that introduced the literature to English, they want to make the people know about the dream vision and it shows the great range of words to describe the cross of the Christ.
    2. Individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because it gives comfort and provided reflection to the readers.
    3. Only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry because it gives the easiest way to understand about the literature. So people don’t need to be worry.
    4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because they have studied about literature and they have much time to write kinds of literature at that time so many literature figures comes from monks.

  23. 1. What is the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period?
    The Christian missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people, but they also introduced the Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods and stones. Learning alphabet made possible for people could record the oral stories into written works.

    2. Why are individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period?
    Because at that time the contents of literary works gave comfort, and provided reflection of people’s lives who wrote it.

    3. Why was the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry?
    Most English people were illiterate so the only possible work was poetry which was easily transferred from generation to generation orally.

    4. Why are literary figures in old-English period mainly monks?
    Since Christian monks in the monasteries who first wrote down the words of the early literature so they were the only people who could read and write.

  24. 1. The role of christian missionaries in the development of english literature, especially in old-english periode is they were introduced the english literature to the people who did not know about that, with created some of poetry about christianity2. The individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary work produced in the old-english period because at that time all of people are crhistian,so that they only understood created about christian themes and its easy to understood.3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old-english period poetry because the poetry easy to remembered, and at the time the people which know read are little yet.4. The literary figures in old-english period mainly monks because the other people can’t read and wrote yet, so they share their knowledge with wrote literature work.

  25. Good night sir…….

    l will try to answer these questions:

    1. The role of christian missionaries in the development of english literature, especially in old-english periode is they were introduced the english literature to the people who did not know about that, with created some of poetry about christianity

    2. The individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary work produced in the old-english period because at that time all of people are crhistian,so that they only understood created about christian themes and its easy to understood.

    3. The only genre of literary work produced in the old-english period poetry because the poetry easy to remembered, and at the time the people which know read are little yet.

    4. The literary figures in old-english period mainly monks because the other people can’t read and wrote yet, so they share their knowledge with wrote literature work.

  26. Old English Period:

    1. Christian missionaries introduced the Roman alphabet to people to replace the rune. By learning Roman alphabet, people could record or write literature works and passed it from generation to generation.
    2. The individual & social security and religious faith became the main themes of literary works in Old English period because the topics gave comfort and provided reflection. It really attached to people’s lives at that time.
    3. The poetry was the only genre of literature produced in Old English period because at that time songs were presented in the hall of castle. The writing of Songs was the same as of poetry. People were familiar already. So, as songs were passed from generation to generation, that’s how people did to literature works in written form.
    4. The figures of Old English period were mainly monks because they were the only ones who could write and read. So they were capable of transferring their writing knowledge and creating literature works.

  27. Dear all attendees of Literature III,

    After studying the “Old English Period”, answer of each of the following questions briefly but concisely.

    1. What is the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period?
    2. Why are individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period?
    3. Why was the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry?
    4. Why are literary figures in old-English period mainly monks?

    Write your answers with effective and grammatically correct sentences.

    Good Luck!

    1. Good Day …..
      Dear Mr. Parlin…..
      These are my answers
      1.The missionaries spread not only Christianity among the people, but also introducedthe Roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods andstones. This was a very important step for the development of English literature. With thisnew facility, people could record the oral stories into written works. This gave us the oldcontinental Anglo-Saxon stories, like Beowulf. It also opened the way for the production of English literature on English soil, like the writing of Caedmon (a monk in Whitby monasterywho wrote Paraphrase , a work containing stories of Genesis, Exodus, and some parts of Daniel).

      2. The themes of Old English literature are security, both for the individual andsociety, and in religious faith. This literature gave comfort, or provided reflection.
      3. Because, they were the only people who could read and write, and for many centuries they guarded culture and learning.
      4. Literary figures in old-English period mainly monks because just monk that could write and read.

    2. 1. What is the role of Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period?
      The roles of the Christian missionaries in the development of English literature, especially in old-English period are:
      a. Introduced the roman alphabet to replace the rune, or symbolic cuts and scratches on woods
      b. Records the oral stories into written works
      c. Guarded culture and learning for centuries because their skills of reading and writing

      2. Why are individual and social security and religious faith two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period?
      The individual and social security and religious faith are two main themes of literary works produced in the old-English period because this literature gave comfort and provided reflection.

      3. Why was the only genre of literary work produced in the old-English period poetry?
      The genre of literary work produced in the old-English period was only poetry because poetry was spoken long before it was written down, which had inherited by generation to generation.

      4. Why are literary figures in old-English period mainly monks?
      The literary figures in old-English period are mainly monks because they were the only people who could read and write.

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