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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 ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 1:13pm 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...
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 10:11pm 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 ...
Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 12:47am by Amber
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 ...
Friday, August 31, 2007 at 1:04pm by Audrey
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 ...
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 9:37am by Mike
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 ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 7:21pm by Brittany
Would Culture, Heroism, and Supernatural Forces in Beowulf be a good topic for an expository essay on Beowulf being an epic poem?
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 2:09am by tan
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.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 3:19pm by Kasey
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 ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 7:16pm by Brittany
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 ...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Joshua
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 ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:28pm by Danee
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 ...
Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 2:26am by DANIELLE
Explain why beowulf is an epic poem and why beowulf is an epic hero.
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 5:51pm by Brittany
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...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 8:53am 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?
Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 8:32pm by Margie
English - beowulf
The relationship between the narrator andthe story, and between the narrator and the audience, in Beowulf?
Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 8:26pm by Margie
why was the importance of adding the passage about Queen Modthryth in Beowulf?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 9:47pm by Katie
how does the battle between Beowulf and the dragon show the inequalities of the Anglo saxon class system?
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 5:21pm by sue
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 ...
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 1:33pm by Franco
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 ...
Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 6:57pm by Scooby10
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 ...
Sunday, March 15, 2009 at 6:57pm by Jessica
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...
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 9:41am by Mike
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 ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 8:26pm by Franco
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.
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6:28pm by English Lit
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 ...
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 8:04am by Shamaila
Why was it harder for Beowulf to kill Grendel's mother than Grendel himself?
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 11:36pm by Tiffany
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...
Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 10:25am by Audrey
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 ...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 1:26pm by Franco
compare and contrast beowulf from batman
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 6:25pm by lala
How is Beowulf a boastful glory seeker?
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:36pm by Danee
Why use a Epithet or kennings in Beowulf?
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:21pm by Christopher
What does architecture represent in the poem beowulf?
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 7:38pm 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: ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8:42pm by Beowulf
List 3 examples of alliteration found in Beowulf.
Monday, March 31, 2008 at 10:04am by Morgan
List 3 examples of Kennings found in Beowulf.
Monday, March 31, 2008 at 10:08am by Morgan
Are the themes in Beowulf anachronous in today's world?
Friday, September 3, 2010 at 3:31pm by kathy
What are some differences between Beowulf and Wanderer?
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 2:52am by Anna
creat a narrative poem in the Anglo- Saxon style of Beowulf, can someone please help me
Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 3:47pm by amanda
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 ...
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 2:00pm by Franco
about how many years after Beowulf did chaucer write?
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 5:02pm by melissa
In what ways has Beowulf influenced British Literature for centuries.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 1:22pm by danielle
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 ...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 11:04pm by Lucy
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 ...
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 1:25pm by Franco
Which of these are epics? A.Gilgamesh B.Beowulf C.The Odyssey D.All of the above E.I'm not sure.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 9:22am by cora
In episode seven of "Beowulf" how does the battles setting add to the epic significance?
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 2:43pm by english student
grade 11 english
where can i find a website with the poem beowulf? i need to read it for tomorrow
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 8:43pm by Anonymous
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN STARTING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 7:57pm by ECHO
List four different threatening things that Grendel does from the poem Beowulf .
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 5:33pm by jasmine
English Honors 11th
Major themes of Beowulf? Is this considered a classic epic poem?
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 11:47pm by jane
explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 7:03pm by melissa
explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 7:15pm 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 ...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 9:19am by Writeacher
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN GETTING STARTED WRITING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 8:11am by ECHO
Dicuss three examples of the Anglo-Saxon belief in fate as shown in beowulf.
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 5:50pm by Brittany
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) ...
Monday, March 8, 2010 at 9:56am by Franco
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.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:36pm by Briana
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 ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 7:55pm by Huang
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?
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 10:18pm by Alexa
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 ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 3:04pm by Franco
[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 ...
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 7:10pm by Evan
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
Friday, September 3, 2010 at 9:56am by kathy
In today's world, who or what might be our Grendel, our monster? from the story Beowulf
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 7:18pm by kate
need to create a narrative poem in the anglo-saxon styke if beowulf. I need an example please:)
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 5:35pm by Mary
need to create a narrative poem in the anglo-saxon style in beowulf. I need an example please:)
Monday, April 20, 2009 at 5:44pm by Mary
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 ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 4:50pm by Franco
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!
Friday, August 31, 2007 at 2:13pm by Audrey
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?
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 2:07pm by English Student
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
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 11:49am by Franco
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?
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 10:10am by Josh
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
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 12:30am by Anonymous
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 ...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 6:23pm by Franco
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.
Friday, September 3, 2010 at 10:22am by kathy
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 ...
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 12:29pm by Shamaila
I need to contrast and compare Beowulf's speech (lines 365-428) with Gaiwain's speech (lines 343-361)
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 1:26am by Anna
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...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 3:59pm by paul jones
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...
Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 5:49pm by Matthew
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.
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 4:35pm by paul jones
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...
Sunday, October 1, 2006 at 9:06pm by Anonymous
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 ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 6:46pm by Franco
who is wulfings in beowulf
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 7:34pm by lala
rhyme scheme is Beowulf
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 11:44pm by jim
what is frame tale in relation to the poem Beowulf?
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 9:43am by Adebulu T
how can i write a acrostic poem on beowulf?
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 7:44pm by Anonymous
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)...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 6:08pm by Franco
i need a thought 3 pages essay on beowulf as a dramatisation of heroism
Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:02am by Taiwo
Why do you think the singer was an important person in Danish communities? (Beowulf)
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 9:55pm by anonymous
Why do you think the singer was an important person in Danish communities? (Beowulf)
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 11:45am by Kathleen
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 ...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 1:34pm by Franco
What language was spoken/written by the venerable bede/ pre Beowulf period?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 12:07am by Chris
What qualities of an Anglo-Saxon leader did both Scyld Scefing and Hrothgar possess?
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 7:28pm by Tabby
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 ...
Sunday, August 28, 2005 at 3:43pm by Keisha
Need help on the book of beowulf- what it the evil between the two religions christian and pegeon.
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 8:16pm by Eric
Could you help: Compare and contrast Beowulf's speech with Sir Gawain's speech.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 6:46pm by Karen
18. In “The Pardoner’s Tale,” how does the Pardoner use his story to accumulate wealth for himself? What does this say about him? (5 points)19. What is ironic in the words used by the narrator to describe the Summoner in “The Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales? You’d meet none ...
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:28pm by jasmine
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!!
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 1:57pm by whit
I need to explain Beowulf's speech lines 365-428. topic audience and tone of the speech.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 1:06pm by Elizabeth
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...
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 2:40pm 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?
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 11:53pm by Phyllis
Among early epic poems, _____ is the story of a man who searches out a beloved friend in the land of the dead. A. Beowulf B. Gilgamesh C. The Iliad D. The Odyssey Answer is "D"
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 12:28pm by Jen
List 2 characteristics of a frame story and explain how one of the stories you read demonstrates these characteristics. I think what a frame story is a story within a story. Am I right? I've read the following stories: - The Canterbury Tales (The Pardoner's tale and The Wife ...
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 2:25pm by Miya