BEOWULF MCCAIN STUDY GUIDE

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BEOWULF MCCAIN STUDY GUIDE
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2011-09-26 21:10:26
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BEOWULF TEST
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  1. Where did gredel live?
    moors
  2. how many men does frendel kill the first time?
    thirty
  3. who is leader of herot, king of danes?
    hrothgar
  4. what does he have for breakfast?
    tears and laments for the dead
  5. how many years does grendal terrorize the mead hall at herot?
    12 winters
  6. kenning reprsenting grendle
    shadow of death ; mankinds enemy
  7. name of beowulfs homeland?
    herot
  8. how many warriors did beowulf take with him?
    14
  9. beowulf introduces himself by saying hail, _____
    hrothgar, higlac is my cousin and my king
  10. what brings beo and gren together to battle?
    fate
  11. why will beo not use weapons against gren?
    because gren is so great he doesnt need them so neither will beo
  12. grendles appearance
    serpant like claws hard skin
  13. beos initial response to grens appearance
    fear
  14. what quality of gren surfaces immediatley when faced by beo
    fear
  15. what can destroy mead hall?
    fire
  16. at the point of death where does gren escape?
    the moors
  17. what is beos "trophy"
    grendles arm
  18. kenning used to desribe grendles mother
    mighty water witch
  19. what saves beo from the rusty blade
    mail shirt
  20. how does beo defeat gren mother
    heavy sword
  21. what symbloic imagw appeats when beo emerges victorious
    light
  22. who remains behind when all the other followers leave?
    wiglaf
  23. what quality is he showing?
    loyalty

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