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English Beowulf
Can you tell me if I explained Beowulf as a boastful glory seeker. Beowulf wanted to be noticed as a strong brave man who can kill monsters stronger than him. Beowulf boasted how he drove five great giants into chains. They have seen his strength and watched him rise. Beowulf ...
September 18, 2012 by Danee

English - Beowulf
So we just started reading Beowulf at school and we're around ch 8. Our question to answer was Whose account of Beowulf and Brecca's swimming match is more credible/believable and why? This is referring to Unferth's and Beowulf's stories. I said that Beowulf had the believable...
September 23, 2010 by Leanna

Honors Eng. 10
Beowulf~ How are the religious beliefs of the Germanic tribes evident in Beowulf. How does Beowulf demostrate comitatus and wanderlust. Is Beowulf the ultimate representation of good, and is Grendel the ultimate representation of evil. What are Beowulf's Christian and Pagan ...
March 20, 2008 by Amber

English-Beowulf
Who is Scyld? Where is he from? Where does he go? What does he do? Why does the poem begin here rather than with Hrothgar and Grendel? Scyld id Beowulf's father. Scyld was a Danidh king from the Scandion Lands. Scyld leaves to protect Lord Frea where he dies. The people send ...
August 31, 2007 by Audrey

English Literature
Question: Explain why Beowulf is an epic poem and why Beowulf is an epic hero This is what i have: Beowulf is a national epic or a long narrative poem. It involves a hero, Beowulf, who is larger than life. The poem concerns eternal serious human problems. Beowulf represents ...
September 6, 2010 by Brittany

English
Can you help me check the following sentences I'm doubtful about? Thank you. 1)The dragon tries to kill Beowulf with the flames he blows from his mouth. 2) Beowulf is buried wiht the glory and the gold he had won (?) in his battles. 3) The name Beowulf results from the root ...
February 27, 2011 by Mike

english
Would Culture, Heroism, and Supernatural Forces in Beowulf be a good topic for an expository essay on Beowulf being an epic poem?
December 5, 2011 by tan

Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf
I have to write a narrative poem in the Anglo-Saxon style of Beowulf. Can anyone point me in the direction of some examples that I can use while I write? I don't think I have to write it in Old English, but a reference other than Beowulf would be nice.
August 12, 2008 by Kasey

English Literature
This is the question:Disucuss three examples of the anglo-saxon belief in fate as shown in Beowulf. This is what i have The anglo saxons believe that fate is the grim view of life. You have no comtrol over life or destiny. Fate is the source that determines the result of ...
September 6, 2010 by Brittany

English Literature
Unferth accuses Beowulf of "wantonly tempting the waves" and risking his life for a "silly boast." Given what Beowulf and the narrator say about Unferth, how is Unferth's comment a reflection back on himself? How does it apply when we think about Grendel? Consider Hrothgar's ...
September 14, 2010 by Joshua

English
Some readers view Beowulf as a boastful glory seeker. Other readers view Beowulf as a noble, selfless man. Based on your reading of the excerpts, discuss each point of view in a well structured paragraph. You will have two separate paragraphs -- one for Beowulf as a boastful ...
September 18, 2012 by Danee

ENGLISH Literature
What remedies did the Danes tried before the arrival of Beowulf? Does any one Know/ This is a good translation of the original -- very readable in today's English: http://lone-star.net/literature/beowulf/ Be sure to read "The Adventure Begins Here" and "Episode 2" -- then let ...
December 21, 2006 by DANIELLE

English Literature
Explain why beowulf is an epic poem and why beowulf is an epic hero.
September 6, 2010 by Brittany

Literature
Please help with Beowulf Comprehension questions. I just need a general idea to write around, something impressive. 1. Why did Beowulf decide to free the Danes from Grendel? 2. Why did Beowulf fight Grendel with his bare hands? What does this reveal about his character? 3. Why...
July 1, 2009 by Billie Joe

English - beowulf
so Beowulf is an epic poem but what sorts of conflicts with or resistances to the idealogy of epic can be expressed. What are some examples in the poem?
August 28, 2008 by Margie

English - beowulf
The relationship between the narrator andthe story, and between the narrator and the audience, in Beowulf?
August 28, 2008 by Margie

beowulf
why was the importance of adding the passage about Queen Modthryth in Beowulf?
September 27, 2011 by Katie

engish (beowulf)
how does the battle between Beowulf and the dragon show the inequalities of the Anglo saxon class system?
October 11, 2010 by sue

British Literature
Which aspect of an epic is present in the following passage from Beowulf? "Then he saw, hanging on the wall, a heavy Sword, hammered by giants, strong and blessed with their magic, the best of all weapons but so massive that no ordinary man could lift its carved and decorated ...
February 11, 2012 by Scooby10

English
Can you check if the following sentences are possible in English? Thank you very much in advance for your invaluable help. 1) The barons received lands (or land) from the king. 2) The land was held by the vassals. 3) In the medieval mind (?) there was also the theory of a ...
April 20, 2010 by Franco

British Literature
Songs related to beowulf? i have to do a project for school and we have to rewrite a scene in the movie Beowulf. I have to choose about 10 songs to put in it. My group is doing the scene where Beowulf kills the Dragon. I'm having the hardest time finding songs that relate to ...
March 15, 2009 by Jessica

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) Other themes are (those of?) the passing of time and the relationship with nature. 2) Beowulf swang up (the same as "raised"?) his towering shield and shook out (the same as "lifted") his sword so hard that it snapped against the...
February 27, 2011 by Mike

English
Thank you writeacher for your corrections! These are the very last sentences for you to check. 1) An epic contains formulas, that is, conventional expressions easy to remember, and kennings, which are metaphorical expressions. Beowulf 2) Beowulf is a young Scandinavian hero ...
March 9, 2010 by Franco

Beowulf
I have to create a narrative poem in the Anglo-Saxon style of Beowulf. And I have to be honest about this one I got nothing. Thank you soo much for the review btw.
November 19, 2009 by English Lit

Beowulf question
Why was it harder for Beowulf to kill Grendel's mother than Grendel himself?
July 1, 2009 by Tiffany

English
Please check this paragraph . Beowulf possesses all of these essentials charterstic throughout the poem which prove him an epic hero of the poem. Beowulf is a young adventure who takes risks of his life for glory achievement. He crosses the sea, defeats ungodly beasts in ...
September 23, 2010 by Shamaila

English - Beowulf
Who is Scyld? Where is he from and where does he go? What does he do? My problem is the version of Beowulf I read did not begin with a character named Scyld. There was actually no character by this name. At the beginning of the story I read there was a character by the name of...
August 30, 2007 by Audrey

English
Thank you very, very much for your last corrections! Can you tell me if the following expressions are possible and therefore correct? 1) When approaching/charging the dragon, Beowulf raised his shield and drew his sword. Differently, in contrast, (can you suggest to me other ...
April 8, 2010 by Franco

english
compare and contrast beowulf from batman
October 4, 2009 by lala

English
How is Beowulf a boastful glory seeker?
September 18, 2012 by Danee

English
Why use a Epithet or kennings in Beowulf?
August 29, 2013 by Christopher

English
What does architecture represent in the poem beowulf?
August 29, 2013 by Christopher

English (MLA Citations)
I need to cite Beowulf from The Norton Anthology of English Literature, but I'm not sure how, as the author is unknown. Here's the general format for MLA citations given by my teacher: Authors. Title of Piece. Title of Book. Edition. Vol. Editors’ Names. Page Numbers. City: ...
February 21, 2012 by Beowulf

English
List 3 examples of alliteration found in Beowulf.
March 31, 2008 by Morgan

English
List 3 examples of Kennings found in Beowulf.
March 31, 2008 by Morgan

english
Are the themes in Beowulf anachronous in today's world?
September 3, 2010 by kathy

English
What are some differences between Beowulf and Wanderer?
November 7, 2010 by Anna

anglo-saxon,beowulf
creat a narrative poem in the Anglo- Saxon style of Beowulf, can someone please help me
January 3, 2010 by amanda

English
Thank you very much for your corrections! Can you please tell me if the following sentences are possible or mean the same? I really hope you can check them, too. 1) The dragon was enraged but Beowulf did not flinch. He raised his sword and gave a mighty blow at the beast (can ...
March 29, 2010 by Franco

english
about how many years after Beowulf did chaucer write?
October 18, 2009 by melissa

english
In what ways has Beowulf influenced British Literature for centuries.
December 14, 2010 by danielle

English (Beowulf)
Well, my assignment is to write a news article on the story of the conflict between Beowulf and Grendel. But one of the criteria is "the story reports facts not opinions." And another one of the criteria is "theme of the Anglo Saxon poem - triumph of good over evil - is ...
November 3, 2007 by Lucy

English
Can you please check my sentences? Thank you. I'd rather you went to bed early tonight. 2) I'm used/was used to drinking a lot of water in the morning. 3) I'd rather go to the dentist today than tomorrow. 4) He asked me if I could leave him a message on his answerphone. 5) I ...
February 7, 2011 by Franco

english
Which of these are epics? A.Gilgamesh B.Beowulf C.The Odyssey D.All of the above E.I'm not sure.
March 28, 2013 by cora

english
In episode seven of "Beowulf" how does the battles setting add to the epic significance?
September 10, 2007 by english student

grade 11 english
where can i find a website with the poem beowulf? i need to read it for tomorrow
March 24, 2009 by Anonymous

english
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN STARTING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?
October 20, 2009 by ECHO

english
List four different threatening things that Grendel does from the poem Beowulf .
November 12, 2009 by jasmine

english
what are some archetypal monster in movies. (we just got done reading beowulf) thank you!!
September 23, 2014 by lauren

English Honors 11th
Major themes of Beowulf? Is this considered a classic epic poem?
September 27, 2007 by jane

english
explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf
October 7, 2009 by melissa

english
explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf
October 7, 2009 by hal

To Elizabeth - re Beowulf
Please do not solicit or post personal information on this website. It's not safe. I have removed your post for two reasons: 1. You were soliciting another student's email address. 2. You clearly have not done a thing toward completing your own assignment as I asked you to do ...
December 22, 2010 by Writeacher

english
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN GETTING STARTED WRITING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?
October 24, 2009 by ECHO

English Literature
Dicuss three examples of the Anglo-Saxon belief in fate as shown in beowulf.
September 6, 2010 by Brittany

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you very much in advance. 1) Beowulf and the Dragon wrestle amid sheets of fire. As the flames billow, Beowulf's companions rush away in terror. 2) Only one, Wiglaf, feels enough loyalty to come to the aid of his king. 3) ...
March 8, 2010 by Franco

English
In the following sentence, should "is" be replaced with "are"? Beowulf’s courage and willingness to fight to his death is what makes him a classic hero.
November 9, 2013 by Briana

English Lit.
Some critics have claimed that seeds of the courtly manner later to flower in the concept of knighthood in Middle English period are already apparent in Anglo-Saxon literature. What the items that support the claim above? I read this question while I was reading Beowulf...Can ...
November 2, 2009 by Huang

English Literature
What is Beowulf doing in lines 1250-1255 when he talks about the sword as a person but really isn't trying to personify it? and why is that even important?
September 20, 2010 by Alexa

English
I forgot to include the following statements. I really hope you can correct them, too. 1)"The fleetness of the serpent wound itself together ": the serpent quickly (?) coiled itslef up. 2)Beowulf summoned the strength to swing his sword so hard that it snapped against the ...
March 9, 2010 by Franco

English (Beowulf)
[Beowulf's Funeral] "On a height they kindled the hugest of all Funeral fires; fumes of woodsmoke Billowed darkly up, the blaze roared And drowned out their weeping, wind died down And flames wrought havoc in the hot bone-house, Burning it to the core. They were disconsolate ...
February 1, 2012 by Evan

english
Using Beowulf as your model,summarize which virtues the Anglo-Saxons thought to be important in their leader? I have come up with so many I don't know which to cut it down to. Please help
September 3, 2010 by kathy

english
In today's world, who or what might be our Grendel, our monster? from the story Beowulf
October 28, 2009 by kate

English IV
need to create a narrative poem in the anglo-saxon styke if beowulf. I need an example please:)
April 20, 2009 by Mary

English
need to create a narrative poem in the anglo-saxon style in beowulf. I need an example please:)
April 20, 2009 by Mary

English
I need to paraphrase some lines from Beowulf for tomorrow. I really hope you could answer this as well as the previous message I posted to you. Thank you in advance!! 1) The breath of the dragon billowed (how can I rephrase it? “rose and fell”, floated?) from the rock in a ...
March 9, 2010 by Franco

english beowulf
Who destroyed the Heorot and how? My answer: I think Grendel destroyed the Herot but I am not sure how. This story is hard to comprehend!
August 31, 2007 by Audrey

English
I am comparing and contrasting Beowulf and Grendel but I am having trouble finding comparisons.Does anyone know any websites that would help in comparing the two?
September 15, 2007 by English Student

English
Can you please tell me which of the following two prepositions is best? 1) Beowulf gave a blow to the beast or at the beast ( with his sword)? Thank you
March 30, 2010 by Franco

english
The best example of a Romance Hero is: a. Beowulf b. Gilgamesh c. The Wife of Bath d. Arthur I think it's d. Arthur... Am I correct?
September 3, 2013 by Josh

english
Create a narrative poem in the Anglo saxon style of beowulf. i dont understand the assignment can you explain it in a more understanding way and give me some tips to help me write ir. thank u
November 2, 2008 by Anonymous

English
I still hae a few doubts on the Beowulf as well as on street directions. I really hope you can check these sentences. 1) The breath of the dragon flared up and the ground boomed. 2) Beowulf summoned the strength to swing his sword so hard that it snapped against the dragon's ...
March 16, 2010 by Franco

english
The virtues I have found in Beowulf are.Loyalty,Courage,Strength,Religion and Religious Principles,Heroics,Honor,Valor. Which do the Anglo-Saxons value most? And why because to me it seems that all are important.
September 3, 2010 by kathy

English
please can some read this for me . Beowulf is very interesting and deep poem. Beowulf encompasses all aspects of a great tale. The tale is violent one, set in times when scraping together an existence and keeping your own within rigid martial and political hierarchies. It has ...
September 23, 2010 by Shamaila

english
I need to contrast and compare Beowulf's speech (lines 365-428) with Gaiwain's speech (lines 343-361)
November 6, 2010 by Anna

emglish
Bravery in Beowulf Create a narrative poem in the Anglo saxon style of beowulf,is this right Bravery is like a very trusted friend, it will never let you down. That statement holds true in the great epic of "Beowulf." "Beowulf" is the story of a great hero who comes to the aid...
November 2, 2008 by paul jones

English
Good Easter to you and your family, too, Writeacher. I urgently need you to check this rephrase of the modern translation of the fight between Beowulf and Grendel by Seamus Heaney. I need to be more precise in the description of the fight. Nor did the creature keep him waiting...
April 8, 2012 by Matthew

English 12
Which pair of readings presents male and female perspectives on the same situation? A. "The Wanderer" and "The Wife's Lament" B. "The Death of Beowulf" and "The Seafarer" C. "The Seafarer" and "The Wanderer" D. "The Wanderer" and "Grendel's Mother" I think it might be either A...
September 5, 2014 by Cameron

english
so to craete a narrative poem in the anglo saxon style of beowulf is to copy the same theme but in your own words and your own characters.i think i got it.but do i write it in a essay form or story form or poem.
November 2, 2008 by paul jones

English
Hey i need to write a essay about the concepts of a epic hero and a modern hero like how they change and so far i have this can u take a look at it? Has the concept of the epic changed that much over time? Or, do they still have some of the same qualities of what a modern hero...
October 1, 2006 by Anonymous

English
As agreed, I'm sending you the sentences I rephrased myself. I'm looking forward to your prompt reply (as I need them for tomorrow). Thank you a lot 1) The breath of the dragon flared up from the rock and the ground boomed (re-echoed?) Beowulf, concealed (“overshadowed”) by ...
March 9, 2010 by Franco

eng
who is wulfings in beowulf
October 7, 2009 by lala

poetry
rhyme scheme is Beowulf
September 6, 2011 by jim

Literature
what is frame tale in relation to the poem Beowulf?
April 2, 2009 by Adebulu T

11th grade
how can i write a acrostic poem on beowulf?
December 8, 2010 by Anonymous

English
Can you please tell me if the following expressions are all possible? Thank you very much in advance. 1)The church played (and not had?) a fundamental role in medieval times. 2)It gave consolation to the oppressed and assistance to the poor. (is the preposition correct?) 3)...
April 7, 2010 by Franco

literature
i need a thought 3 pages essay on beowulf as a dramatisation of heroism
March 9, 2009 by Taiwo

literature
Why do you think the singer was an important person in Danish communities? (Beowulf)
September 24, 2012 by anonymous

Literature
Why do you think the singer was an important person in Danish communities? (Beowulf)
November 20, 2012 by Kathleen

English
Can you please tell me if all the sentences typed below are possible? Thank you very much in advance. 1) Under the feudal system the King owned all the lands (all land: are both correct?) which were then given to the vassals in return for goods and services, especially ...
April 7, 2010 by Franco

History
What language was spoken/written by the venerable bede/ pre Beowulf period?
November 2, 2011 by Chris

beowulf
What qualities of an Anglo-Saxon leader did both Scyld Scefing and Hrothgar possess?
November 27, 2007 by Tabby

english
in the book Beowulf what are "the rings" whick are spoken of in the prologue I may be missing something here. The only rings I remember in the prologue is the "Breaker-of-rings"...an important person, or chiefian, whose job it is to break off parts of gold rings on bracelets ...
August 28, 2005 by Keisha

12th grade
Need help on the book of beowulf- what it the evil between the two religions christian and pegeon.
October 12, 2009 by Eric

English 12
Which character is described in these lines? (10 points) Lord of the Scyldings, this single petition? Not to refuse me, defender of warriors, Friend-lord of folks, so far have I sought thee, That I may unaided, my earlmen assisting me, This brave-mooded war-band, purify Heorot...
August 30, 2014 by Alex

British Literature
Could you help: Compare and contrast Beowulf's speech with Sir Gawain's speech.
May 12, 2010 by Karen

british literature
compare and contrast the characterizations of the wanderer and beowulf? i need to know about the characters not the poems.. i been this question for like weeks so and help would be great!! Thank You!!
November 10, 2010 by whit

British Lit.
I need to explain Beowulf's speech lines 365-428. topic audience and tone of the speech.
December 21, 2010 by Elizabeth

english
Choose one archetype that is illustrated by two or more of the stories you have read, and write a brief essay on what archetype you’ve chosen to discuss, and how the archetype is demonstrated in at least two different pieces of literature you’ve read. The stories I have chosen...
September 6, 2012 by Miya

Literature Poem Beowulf
Compare and contrast the roles of Hrothgar and Wealtheow. In what ways are they similar? In what ways are the different? Why are these similarities and differences important?
February 8, 2012 by Phyllis

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