1. 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 ...
  2. 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?
  3. 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...
  4. 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 ...
  5. engish (beowulf)

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

    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 ...
  7. 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...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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:...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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...
  22. 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) ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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”) ...
  28. English

    Why Is It Important to Beowulf's Image As An Epic Hero That He Faced Grendel Without A Weapon? A.)Grendel Is The Embodiment Of Evil And Evil Doesn't Fight With A Weapon. B.)By Giving Up His Sword, Beowulf Showed Both Superior Strength And Superior Ethics As He Made The Fight ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. english

    I've read both and a few articles and still haven't formed a decent answer In what way is the character of Sir Gawain different from other epic heroes such as Beowulf? Beowulf is Anglo-Saxon Sir Gawain is Medieval Beowulf is strong, monster fighting, courageous, a prince Sir ...
  34. 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.
  35. beowulf

    why was the importance of adding the passage about Queen Modthryth in Beowulf?
  36. 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.
  37. english

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

    How did the culture of Beowulf view pride? Why?
  39. 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)...
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. English Literature

    Explain why beowulf is an epic poem and why beowulf is an epic hero.
  43. English - beowulf

    The relationship between the narrator andthe story, and between the narrator and the audience, in Beowulf?
  44. 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?
  45. Beowulf question

    Why was it harder for Beowulf to kill Grendel's mother than Grendel himself?
  46. 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?
  47. anglo-saxon,beowulf

    creat a narrative poem in the Anglo- Saxon style of Beowulf, can someone please help me
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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...
  51. 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 ...
  52. 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...
  53. 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 ...
  54. 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 ??
  55. 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 ...
  56. 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...
  57. 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?
  58. eng

    who is wulfings in beowulf
  59. English

    Why use a Epithet or kennings in Beowulf?
  60. english 4

    what's the difference between beowulf and the narrator
  61. English

    What are some differences between Beowulf and Wanderer?
  62. poetry

    rhyme scheme is Beowulf
  63. English

    Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you please help me find better words to assess these other paragraph? Thank you very much in advance! 1) You have often strayed from the point. Actually, you have introduced a lot of themes you hadn’t been asked for. Bear ...
  64. English

    How is Beowulf a boastful glory seeker?
  65. English

    What does architecture represent in the poem beowulf?
  66. english

    compare and contrast beowulf from batman
  67. english

    about how many years after Beowulf did chaucer write?
  68. english

    Which of these are epics? A.Gilgamesh B.Beowulf C.The Odyssey D.All of the above E.I'm not sure.
  69. 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: ...
  70. english

    Are the themes in Beowulf anachronous in today's world?
  71. English

    List 3 examples of alliteration found in Beowulf.
  72. english

    what are some archetypal monster in movies. (we just got done reading beowulf) thank you!!
  73. 11th grade

    how can i write a acrostic poem on beowulf?
  74. English

    List 3 examples of Kennings found in Beowulf.
  75. Literature

    what is frame tale in relation to the poem Beowulf?
  76. Literature

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

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

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

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

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

    In what ways has Beowulf influenced British Literature for centuries.
  82. English

    I really hope you can check the following questions and statements. 1) Of which classes did the 14th century see the rise? 2) Which role did the church play in medieval times? 3) What was the planetary system like according to Ptolemy? 4) Who is Beowulf and how is he presented...
  83. 12th grade

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

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

    CAN SOMEONE HELP ME IN STARTING A NARRATIVE POEM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON STYLE OF BEOWULF?
  86. grade 11 english

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

    need to create a narrative poem in the anglo-saxon style in beowulf. I need an example please:)
  88. English IV

    need to create a narrative poem in the anglo-saxon styke if beowulf. I need an example please:)
  89. beowulf

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

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

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

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

    explain which groups of people make up the "britons" and anglo-saxon culture in beowulf
  94. English Honors 11th

    Major themes of Beowulf? Is this considered a classic epic poem?
  95. English Literature

    Dicuss three examples of the Anglo-Saxon belief in fate as shown in beowulf.
  96. 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.
  97. 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?
  98. 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!!
  99. 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
  100. 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
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