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Beowulf, The Wanderer, The Wife’s Lament, and The Seafarer

Hrunting Beowulf’s sword Hrothgar Danish king, builder of Herot Herot Hrothgar’s mead hall; golden Scop musicians in the mead hall;entertainers Beowulf (character) Great Geat warrior; protagonist, hero; King of the Geats; posses great strength and bravery Beowulf (Story) epic poem,…

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Beowulf questions

Why does Hrothgar build a mighty hall? to celebrate his successes in battle, it is called Heorot, like a throne room What transpires in Heorot to make Grendel angry? good times, he cannot enjoy himself because he is cursed as…

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Beowulf Quiz #2

Who is Unferth? Ecglaf’s Son What is Unferth annoyed by? Beowulf’s courage and fame How might Beowulf be described? Conceited warrior What kind of event did beowulf lose to Brecca? Swimming race How long did the event last? 7 days…

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Beowulf Test

Why is the Anglo-Saxon period usually dated from 449? 449 marks the date when the first band of people from the great North German plain crossed the North Sea to Britain and settled in what is now Kent. Who occupied…

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Beowulf Reading Check 2

Why can’t other warriors help Beowulf when he fights Grendel? No Weapon or blade can hurt Grendel. How does Hrothgar reward Beowulf for defeating Grendel? He gives him gilded helmet, an embroidered banner, and 8 horses. Why does Grendel’s mother…

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Beowulfs last battle

Who are beowulfs people Geats Why does beowulf become the new king Higlac and his son have died How long has he ruled sweden in peace 50 years What monster does Beowulf have to fight now Dragon Who had disturbed…

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The Monster’s Lair/Battle with Grendel’s Mother

Beowulf needs to kill Grendel’s mom (he will recieve gold if he kills her) *the lair entrance is submerged with water*this is where Grendel’s mom lives*it’s a very dar, evil, foreboding place (imagery) Grendel’s mom *She’s a sea dweller*She brings…

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Chapter 26 Beowulf

and the previous chapter information that leads to 26 is about? chapter 25 is Hrothgar’s speech following the death of Grendel’s mother, slain by Beowulf. The king talks of how grateful he is to Beowulf, what a hero he is…

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Beowulf

Why has Grendel been exiled? Grendel has been exiled, together with all monsters, goblins, and forms of evil-by the Almighty- condemned to live beneath the earth. Why does Hrothgar decide to build a mighty hall? What does he call it?…

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Beowulf Test

Beowulf slays Grendel to Save Hrothgar and the Danes from the monster Unferth challenges Beowulf because Unferth Envies Beowulf’s fame and courage Which of the following statements about Wiglaf is true? He makes an eloquent speech about the virtue of…

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