A kenning (Old Norse kenning, plural kenningar) is a stylistic device that was commonly used in Old Norse poetry. It’s a form of periphrasis (referring to something indirectly) that uses images from a body of traditional lore to designate something rather than calling it by its everyday name. A simple example would be “man of … Continue reading What is a Kenning?
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