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English beowulf

who is hrothgar king of danes who is herot mead hall describe grendel using 4 specific details from the text monster, smart , strong, cannible what irritates grendel and becomes his motive for attacking herot music and them being happy…

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9/10 English Beowulf Kennings

whale-road sea ring-giver king treasure-seat throne hall-troop guards/soldiers corpse-maker killer breast-webbing chainmail whale-beasts/sea-brutes sea monsters cloud-murk fog night-shapes shadows sea-rovers sailors shadow-stalker Grendel bone-lappings muscles wound-slurry blood spear-gored stabbed weapon-smith blacksmith water-ropes icicles war-gear armor wave-crosser boat sea-shawl sail shield-clash…

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English 12 Unit 1 Lesson 9 Unit Test Part 1

She was FICKLE in her friendships, Which both formed and ended abruptly. Inconsistent The soccer team swore to AVENGE its loss when playoff season came. Get even for After a summer of toil on the part of the teenagers, the…

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Beowulf Review Questions

What is the function of Herot? a “master mead-house,” used as a gathering place for the Danes. used to drink and eat and enjoy entertainment. Who or what is Grendel? Why does he live isolated in the marshes? a descendant…

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BEOWULF REVIEW

who is the one person that stayed with Beowulf and fights the dragon with him; last person to see him breathe, and does Beowulf’s last wish. Wiglaf who is the Danish king, Grandfather of Hrothgar Shild what is the legendary…

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Unit 1 Lesson 9 Unit Test

He shook with anger, his face scowling and flushed red The child had a habit of scorning green vegetables spurning The locals believed the castle was a pirate’s lair, where treasure might be stored Hideout Match the definitions to the…

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Beowulf Literary Terms

Alliteration The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close to one another. Allusion An indirect or passing reference to some event, person, place, or artistic work. Canon A Greek word that implies rule or law, and is used…

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English IV A: Beowulf

Who is best known for his infamous acts? Adolf Hitler A pilgrimage always involves travel A person’s muscles become taut when he/she is exercising All of the following qualities of Beowulf come out in the epic EXCEPT compassion Which of…

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Beowulf

retainer servant who is loyal to a king or a lord; attendant back-up during time of war thane warrior comitatus key relationship between king and warrior (ie Beowulf and Hrothgar) wergild man’s prize/reward Wyrd fate peace-weaver person who holds things…

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Beowulf Questions

True Beowulf’s goal was to drive the evil monster out of Denmark. True Beowulf boasts of his skills; he often mentions fate; he speaks of people remembering him. True Grendel got his pride from his ability to kill. False Grendel’s…

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