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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...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 8:53am by Billie Joe

English
1) The story takes place at night in Heorot and describes the fight between the hero Beowulf and the monstrous creature Grendel. Grendel eats a sleeping soldier savagely. Then it stretches out its claws to attack Beowulf, but does not succeed in grasping him. (it = Grendel; he...
Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 5:49pm by Writeacher

English lit.>Grendel
There is a modern book called GRENDEL. There are the notes on that book. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/grendel/ This is a really good book.
Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 5:53pm by GuruBlue

English lit.>Grendel
Having trouble understanding the book Grendel...is there a site you know of that may help? Thank you, Kevin
Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 5:53pm by Kevin

Grendel
When Grendel first goes to Herot Hall, what are the warriors doing? What does he do to them?
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 9:31am by Anonymous

Beowulf question
Why was it harder for Beowulf to kill Grendel's mother than Grendel himself?
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 11:36pm by Tiffany

Beowulf poem
1. The poem describes when Grendel’s “hatred began,” but it doesn’t tell us why. Why do Grendel began to hate Hrothgar and his people enough to kill them?
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:23pm by kate

english
Try some of these sites: http://www.google.com/search?q=in+today%27s+world%2C+who+or+what+might+be+our+Grendel&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Depending upon the country you might have in mind, the Grendel of today could change. For ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 7:18pm by SraJMcGin

Beowulf question
From your response, may I assume you wished to be "spoon fed?" Did you try any of those sites because the answer to your post is there several times. Did you even read the description of how long and how difficult it was to kill her? First of all, it takes him hours to swim in...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 11:36pm by SraJMcGin

English
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Assuming you don't want information on the movie, here are some things on the literature: 1. http://www.grendel.org/grendel/beowulf.html 2. http://www.lone-star.net/literature/beowulf/beowulf1.htm 3. http://www.timelessmyths....
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 2:07pm by SraJMcGin

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...
Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 5:49pm by Matthew

language
Try some of these links: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=why+Grendel+is+feared+and+hated Sra
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 11:34am by SraJMcGin

English Literature
That he believes in Grendel
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Joshua

English Literature
What does "believer in Grendel" mean to you in that description of Unferth?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Writeacher

English Literature
I still don't understand how that applies when thinking about Grendel...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Joshua

english
List four different threatening things that Grendel does from the poem Beowulf .
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 5:33pm by jasmine

language
grendel is feared and hated because he: A)smells badly B) destroys crops C) eats men D) chases children.
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 11:34am by kim

English Literature
... and he doesn't want Beowulf to go after Grendel. He doesn't want Beowulf to win!
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Writeacher

english
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

English Literature
Unferth is a believer in Grendel. Unferth doesn't want Beowulf to go after Grandel and succeed (win).
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Writeacher

english
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 12:30am by paul jones

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...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 3:59pm by paul jones

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!
Friday, August 31, 2007 at 2:13pm 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?
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 2:07pm by English Student

English
Okay did Beowulf fight Grendel just to get noticed by the king. Or did he fight him so that no one else would have to risk there lives.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:28pm by Danee

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 ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 8:26pm by Franco

English Literature
I needed help tying the first question into the second one--like how does the fact that Unferth is jealous of Beowulf apply when thinking about Grendel?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Joshua

Beowulf poem
You might look at some of the sites in this GOOGLE Search: http://www.google.com/search?q=Why+does+Grendel+hate+Hrothgar+%26+his+people+enough+to+kill+them.&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:23pm by SraJMcGin

English
If you have read Beowulf, you should have no problem choosing four actions of Grendel's to list. If you haven't read it, best get busy.
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 5:33pm by Writeacher

Beowulf question
Try this search: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=cia&ei=3lFMStDGEpOKMdLEgO0D&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=why+it+was+harder+for+Beowulf+to+kill+Grendel%27s+mother&spell=1 Sra
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 11:36pm by SraJMcGin

English Literature
Did you notice this brief description in the third link above? "Unferth -- rude, unpopular drunkard with a rotten boil; believer in Grendel" Does Unferth want Beowulf to succeed? Why or why not? How do people often behave when the DON'T want certain other people to succeed in ...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Writeacher

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

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 ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 1:13pm by Danee

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 ...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:43pm by Joshua

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 ...
Friday, August 31, 2007 at 1:04pm by Audrey

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 ...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 11:04pm by Lucy

english
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

English
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 ...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 7:57pm by Franco

Grendel
I take it you are supposed to be reading Beowulf, right? The answers to those questions are very obvious if you've read the story. Here's some help in case you need it: http://www.studyguide.org/beowulf.htm http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/beowulf/
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 9:31am by Writeacher

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