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What holds the poem together

beowulf-XXK70A

Old English poetry is very different from Middle English poetry in that it does not feature end rhyme. Besides the caesura, how is Anglo-Saxon poetry held together?

A

Repeating kennings.

B

Periodic epithets.

C

Alliteration.

D

Internal rhyming.

E

A series of linked epic similes.