Which of these excerpts from Beowulf best describes Beowulf reason for attacking grendels mother?

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Which of these excerpts from Beowulf best describes Beowulf reason for attacking grendels mother? A- "whispered together/ and said that hope was gone, that the hero/had lost" B- and holy/god, who sent him victory, gave judgment/for truth and right" C "so fame/comes to the men ...

English

Which of these excerpts from Beowulf best describes what Beowulf expects the outcome of his battle with the dragon to be? A. thought nothing/ of the bests claws, or wings, or flaming/ Jaws B. soon/ Would leave this brief life, but would take the dragon/WIth him C. he had ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

English 12 questions? (On Beowolf)

I've read the passage im just stuck on a few questions! in “The Battle with the Dragon,” where does the dragon store the treasure it steals? -in a tower -in a cave -beneath a lake -atop rocky cliffs 11. from Beowulf, “Grendel’s Mother” and “The Battle with Grendel...

English

Which of these helps qualify Beowulf as an epic poem? A:It reflects a Christian influence*** B:Its protagonist is a god-like hero C:It contains pagan references D:Its characters seldom speak Which of these shows value that Anglo-Saxon culture placed on strength and valor? A:...

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...

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 ...

Beowulf question

Why was it harder for Beowulf to kill Grendel's mother than Grendel himself?

English

From Beowulf "the battle with the dragon" and " the death of Beowulf" which of these names the protagonist/atagonist relationship in the battle with the dragon?" Grendel/the dragon The dragon/grendel BEowulf/the dragonn the dragon/beowulf I think it is C, is that right?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

beowulf

why was the importance of adding the passage about Queen Modthryth in Beowulf?

engish (beowulf)

how does the battle between Beowulf and the dragon show the inequalities of the Anglo saxon class system?

English Beowulf

How did the culture of Beowulf view pride? Why?

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.

english

Would Culture, Heroism, and Supernatural Forces in Beowulf be a good topic for an expository essay on Beowulf being an epic poem?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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.

English Literature

Explain why beowulf is an epic poem and why beowulf is an epic hero.

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 ...

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 ...

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?

English

Choose the meaning of the bold words Beowulf/Offered them only his sword, ended/so many JACKAL lives that the few/Who were able skulked silently home.(Beowulf) A:Enemy B:Defender C:Useless*** D:Weakened C:Useless is my answer....is this correct?

anglo-saxon,beowulf

creat a narrative poem in the Anglo- Saxon style of Beowulf, can someone please help me

English - beowulf

The relationship between the narrator andthe story, and between the narrator and the audience, in Beowulf?

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

English

Which quote from “Borders” best describes the reason the mother and son slept in their car? (1 point) a. “We sat out under the stars the night, and my mother all sorts of stories.” b. “Laetitia had a lot of pride, and so did my mother.” c. “When she was still at ...

English

Which quote from “Borders” best describes the reason the mother and son slept in their car? a. “We sat out under the stars the night, and my mother all sorts of stories.”*** b. “Laetitia had a lot of pride, and so did my mother.” c. “When she was still at home, ...

English

Which quote from “Borders” best describes the reason the mother and son slept in their car? a. “We sat out under the stars the night, and my mother all sorts of stories.”*** b. “Laetitia had a lot of pride, and so did my mother.” c. “When she was still at home, ...

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) ...

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

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?

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 ...

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 ...

English

Which clause in this sentence is used as an adjective? When Beowulf arrived, the Danes welcomed him, for they desperately needed someone who could stop Grendel. A. When Beowulf arrived B. the Danes welcomed him C. they desperately needed someone D. who could stop Grendel D ??

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 ...

Literature

Which of the following excerpts is the best example of persuasion through an appeal to reason?

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...

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?

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who is wulfings in beowulf

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...

English

Which two readings portray the most similar pair of protagonists? "The Seafarer" and "The Wife's Lament" "The Wanderer" and "The Death of Beowulf" "The Wife's Lament" and "Grendel's Mother" "The Seafarer" and "The Wanderer" my answer is a

poetry

rhyme scheme is Beowulf

english

compare and contrast beowulf from batman

English

How is Beowulf a boastful glory seeker?

English

Why use a Epithet or kennings in Beowulf?

English

What does architecture represent in the poem beowulf?

english 4

what's the difference between beowulf and the narrator

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 ...

English

List 3 examples of alliteration found in Beowulf.

English

List 3 examples of Kennings found in Beowulf.

Literature

what is frame tale in relation to the poem Beowulf?

english

Are the themes in Beowulf anachronous in today's world?

English

What are some differences between Beowulf and Wanderer?

11th grade

how can i write a acrostic poem on beowulf?

english

about how many years after Beowulf did chaucer write?

english

In what ways has Beowulf influenced British Literature for centuries.

literature

i need a thought 3 pages essay on beowulf as a dramatisation of heroism

literature

Why do you think the singer was an important person in Danish communities? (Beowulf)

Literature

Why do you think the singer was an important person in Danish communities? (Beowulf)

english

Which of these are epics? A.Gilgamesh B.Beowulf C.The Odyssey D.All of the above E.I'm not sure.

english

In episode seven of "Beowulf" how does the battles setting add to the epic significance?

grade 11 english

where can i find a website with the poem beowulf? i need to read it for tomorrow

english

CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN STARTING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?

english

List four different threatening things that Grendel does from the poem Beowulf .

History

What language was spoken/written by the venerable bede/ pre Beowulf period?

english

what are some archetypal monster in movies. (we just got done reading beowulf) thank you!!

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 ...

English Honors 11th

Major themes of Beowulf? Is this considered a classic epic poem?

beowulf

What qualities of an Anglo-Saxon leader did both Scyld Scefing and Hrothgar possess?

english

explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf

english

explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf

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 ...

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: ...

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...

12th grade

Need help on the book of beowulf- what it the evil between the two religions christian and pegeon.

english

CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN GETTING STARTED WRITING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?

English Literature

Dicuss three examples of the Anglo-Saxon belief in fate as shown in beowulf.

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.

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...

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?

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”) ...

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

English

What literary device is most strongly represented in the following line from “Beowulf?” “Follower and the strongest of the Geats” A. Alliteration B. Hyperbole C. Kenning D. Caesura

British Literature

Could you help: Compare and contrast Beowulf's speech with Sir Gawain's speech.

english

In today's world, who or what might be our Grendel, our monster? from the story Beowulf

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!!

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