One of the literary devices popular in the Anglo-Saxon Old English poetry tradition is the kenning. Read the definition below and ready yourself to take a stab at this delightfully metaphorical way of speaking, writing, and thinking.
If you tell your friends that your parents are the “car loaners” -- then you have created a kenning.
The folks at Coca-Cola might agree that a cold Coke is “humanity’s beverage. ”
Part One: Consider carefully how you could creatively
rename each of the following through the use of the kenning technique.
Part Two: Write 5 complete sentences which each incorporate the use of kennings to achieve a creative description.