Oral Poetry

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  • Created by: Ellie
  • Created on: 18-04-13 18:02

Oral Poetry

  • Chanted to a LYRE to help keep rhythm and time
  • REPETITION helped to remind the speaker of their place
  • Passed through the generations
  • Epic is in HEXAMETER
  • Poem would have changed as the SOCIAL AND CULTURAL changes occurred
  • Bard was a profession
  • Demodocus = Homer
  • ENTERTAINMENT for the rich
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