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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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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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Where is Geatland located? In Sweden What is the Mead hall? A High, horn-gabled Mead hall built by Hrothgar to reward his people. How were wealthy men and women of the Bronze age in Northern Europe Buried? They carry the…

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English IV Study Guide Beowulf

In Beowulf, why does Beowulf sail with his chosen companions to Hrothgar’s kingdom? To help Hrothgar by destroying a monster From which fact in Beowulf can the reader infer that Beowulf is honorable? Beowolf refuses to use weapons because Grendel…

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What were Hrothgar’s people known as? The Spear-Danes Who is the son of Scyld Scefing? Beow What was Scyld’s funeral like? He was put into a boat, covered with treasure and armor, and cast off to sea. Who was Beow’s…

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Beowulf Review Questions

Who is the Danish King? Hrothgar What is the name of the mead hall built by the Danish King? Herot Of what topic, clearly a Christian allusion, does the poet sing in the mead hall? “The ancient beginnings of us…

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Beowulf Critical Reading Questions

Contrast the description of Herot with the dwelling of the monster Grendel. The contrast of Herot with the dwelling of the monster, Grendel, is that Grendel is down in the darkness like in hell and that Herot is above ground…

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Beowulf Test Study

why were grendel’s ancestors banished in the slime? they were descendants of Cain. why won’t Grendel touch the king’s throne? It is protected by God. why are the wise ones glad that Beowulf i going to find Grendel? they were…

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