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Read the passage from Beowulf. "They marched in step, hurrying on till the timbered hall rose before them, radiant with gold. Nobody on earth knew of another building like it. Majesty lodged there, its light shone over many lands."
Which feature of Old English poetry did this modern translation maintain?
Alliteration refers to the presence of the same letter or sound, at the beginning of either adjacent or words that are near to each other.
Alliteration used to be the main required structure in Old English poetry.
In this case, alliteration is used in the "till the timbered" line, because all adjacent words start with the letter 't'.
The correct answer is the following: option A. The use of alliteration is the feature of Old English poetry that the modern translation maintained as shown in the excerpt. Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent of closely connected words. In the excerpt it is used in the line "they marched in step, hurrying on till the timbered hall rose before them". In Old English poetry, the use of alliteration in the verses was a basic structural principle and not an occasionally used device.
nobody on earth knew of another /building like it.
majesty lodged there, /its light shone over many lands.
these both indicate that the hall is famous. the first piece of evidence states that the hall is one of a kind by saying " of another". this also implies that everybody knew of it for comparison. the second is also correct because it describes that the hall was so big that it "shone over many lands." this clearly indicates that many people knew about it.
i agree with the other person the answer is A i got it right on the test