Beowulf

How can the reader tell that Beowulf is a “Legendary” story?a. It takes place a long time agob. The story involves warriors and battlesc. The hero is described as someone greater than all mend. The people in the story are referred to as the Geats and the Danese. All of the above are correct E.
In Beowulf, why does Beowulf sail with his chosen companions to Hrothgar’s kingdom?a. To bring home treasure from that rich kingdomb. To help Hrothgar by destroying a monsterc. To win glory by slaying a fire-breathing dragond. To take over Higlac’s thronee. Both a and b are correct B.
How does Hrothgar know Beowulf?a. Beowulf once proposed to his daughterb. Beowulf gained widespread respect after slaying a dragonc. Hrothgar was friends with Beowulf’s fatherd. He read about him in the local Viking newspaper C.
Grendel terrorizes Mead Hall, except for one protected object. What was it?a. Hrothgar’s throneb. The chapelc. Hrothgar’s crownd. the cross D.
As Beowulf and Grendel fight, what happens to the hall?a. Is it transformed into a charmed placeb. It gets smashed to pieces with all of the violencec. It stands firm because it is built to withstand the test of timed. It fills knee-deep with bloode. None of these are correct B.
What argument does Beowulf use to convince Hrothfar to let him fight Grendel?a. He says he has the best fighting men in the worldb. He says he has been called there by Grendel himself in a challengec. He has fought numerous monsters and giants before, and wond. He says he is the son of a neighboring king and must do this to earn the thronee. Both c and d are correct C.
Where does Grendel die?a. At Beowulf’s feet b. On top of the castle wallsc. Back in his caved. At Hrothgar’s feete. None of these are correct C.
What hangs from the rafters of the hall after the battle is over?a. Grendel’s arm, claw, and shoulderb. Beowulf’s sword and shieldc. A golden bannerd. Grendel’s heade. None of these are correct A.
What seems to be Grendel’s motivation for attacking Herot? He is motivated by jealousy?
What seems to be Grendel’s mother’s motivation for attacking Herot? He is motivated by revenge
At the end of the battle in Beowulf, the poet attributes Grendel’s defeat to God’s power
How does the author use the “Cain and Abel” story when characterizing Grendel? He suggests that Grendel is from the same lineage as Cain, and thus is murderous
The match between Beowulf and Grendel’s mother seems more evenly matched than the fight between Grendel and Beowulf
Which of the following can be considered the “decent into darkness” of Beowulf’s hero’s journey Alone, Beowulf sinks in the murky lake to seek Grendel’s mother to kill her
Beowulf gives credit for his killing of the female monster to God
Beowulf battles the dragon… When he is older, and the respected king of the Geats
In Beowulf, Wiglaf thinks he and his comrades should help Beowulf fight the dragon because It will increase Beowulf’s chance of victory
What basic change in Beowulf has occurred by the time he fights the fire-breathing dragon? He has reached old age
Judging from Beowulf, which of these qualities or ideals did the early Anglo-Saxons value? Loyalty
Where do the Geats place Beowulf’s Tower? on a cliff overlooking the sea
Which phrase best paraphrases the identified words in this quotation from Beowulf? “A path for his evil soul” to kill him
Which phrase best paraphrases the identified words in this quotation from Beowulf? “had driven affliction” forced the evil monster from the hall
Beowulf believes the outcome of all his efforts is ultimately determined by God and fate

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