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BEOWULF STUDY GUIDE

STUDY GUIDE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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The main struggle in Beowulf is good and evil
Grendel's reason for attacking the Danes is based upon what? desire to do harm
Grendel's mother's reason for attacking the Danes based upon what? revenge
What does Beowulf carry with him for the Battle against the dragon? weapons
What does Wiglaf bring Beowulf from the dragon's tower? treasure
What is Beowulf's attitude toward death? acceptance
What nation or group of people does Beowulf save from Grendel? Danes
Killing sea monsters, killing Grendel, killing Grendel's mother, killing the dragon are ________ deeds. courageous
Crossing the ocean to the land of the Danes, swimming hours underwater are examples of a dangerous ________________ journey
Which characters give long formal speeches Wiglaf Beowulf
Wiglaf shows _________ loyalty
Beowulf is __________ honorable
Grendel and sea monsters represent evil
Beowulf represents good
The ring giver is a kenning for Beowulf
The sea witch is a kenning for Grendel's mother
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