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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
September 6, 2012 by Miya
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
Can you please tell me if the following statements are possible? Thank you very much for your help! 1) The action of the piston of the steam engine likens/is similar to/resembles/is like/ the head of an elephant in melancholy medness. 2)The town is described through (and not ...
March 18, 2010 by Franco