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Beowulf Flashcards

Grendel’s Battle- Beowulf

What is the first thing that Grendel does when he arrives at Herot? He devours a Geat warrior while Beowulf watches. What biblical character is Grendel a descendant of? Cain Why did Hrothgar build Herot? To share the gifts that…

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in search of beowulf

Beowulf is the work of the Anglo-Saxons, who came to England in the _____ century. fifth They settled in _____ England. East coast of a minority that did not have much impact on the DNA of the people of the…

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Beowulf

Hrothgar king of Danes Beowulf Geat warrior Name the 3 monsters in the story and what evils they represent. Grendel=jealousy, Grendel’s mom=revenge, dragon=greed scop travelling storyteller Original language of Beowulf Latin epic story told in verse that celebrates the deeds…

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Beowulf Quiz

Why does Grendel attack Herot? He hears the singing of God, who is his enemy How does the lieutenant recognize Beowulf as a hero? Gives him Beowulf his sword What body part does Beowulf remove from Grendel arm What does…

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English Beowulf ( the wrath of Grendel)

Hrothgar is? Setting? king of Danes; Denmark why is Grendel angry at Hrothgar & his men in the mead-hall? singing songs about God How is Grendel’s life “hell on earth” because he cant make it to heaven . ( wasn’t…

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Beowulf

warfare Anglo-Saxon life was dominated by a fighter a scop was all of the following except unknown beowulf was written by epic beowulf is what kind of poem geat beowulf was a old english beowulf is written in the strongest…

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Beowulf and the Seafarer

how has Beowulf changed? Beowulf has become older and isn’t as strong How is it ironic that Beowulf is abandoned by his followers Beowulf always helped his followers and never abandoned Hrothgar can Beowulf be symbolic of someone else? who?…

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English Beowulf

Christian beliefs- sin of pride Beowulf ultimitely dies because of pride. It caused destruction. Christian beliefs- Gods sovereignty God is the giver and taker away of life and all things Christian beliefs- Gods protection Hrothgar wasn’t able to be touched…

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Beowulf Quotes for Final

“In his day, my father was a famous man / a noble warrior-lord named Ecgtheow” Speaker: BeowulfCircumstances: Beowulf is introducing himself to the guard, upon reaching Denmark. He is giving a boast. This is the beginning of the boast. Theme:…

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beowulf

What is it that makes Beowulf a true hero? he put his life in danger to save the Danes and he fought grendel, grendels mom and the dragon Why does Hrothgar decide to build a mighty hall? What does he…

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