Beowulf quiz #1 multiple choice identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question 1 beowulf’s personal reason for coming to denmark is his a loyalty to welthow b desire for lasting fame c friendship for hrothgar d obedience to his leader’s orders. Beowulf study questions directions: on your own paper, answer the following with a complete sentence grendel: 1 explain what is bothering grendel in lines 1-14 2 explain the biblical allusion surrounding grendel in lines 15-29 3 explain what grendel does in lines 30-40. Start studying beowulf practice test questions learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 1 discuss the significance of the heroic code of comitatus in beowulf, considering specifically the actions of beowulf as a young warrior, wiglaf as a young warrior, and the cowardly retainers at the dragon fight.
Beowulf (/ ˈ b eɪ ə w ʊ l f / old english: [ˈbeːo̯wulf]) is an old english epic story consisting of 3,182 alliterative linesit may be the oldest surviving long story in old english and is commonly cited as one of the most important works of old english literaturethe date of composition is a matter of contention among scholars the only certain dating pertains to the manuscript, which. Reading questions for beowulf (pp 29-99) the best beginning procedure is always to read the assignment all the way through, keeping track of characters, so that you know what's happening if possible, read the whole work first. 1 what is learned about the monster, the danes and their conflict when lines 1-2 and 3-13 are contrasted 2 provide examples of alliteration in lines 1-45 3 what is the point of the alliteration. Beowulf the film is a movie that features angelina jolie and ray winston the film's plot revolves around a warrior, beowulf who became king after killing a troll, grendel the mother of grendel is a water demon, who swears.
Discussion questions/topics 1 why does beowulf wait, allowing grendel to kill one of the geats, before he attacks grendel 2 describe the battle between beowulf and grendel in part 11 3 why can’t the other warriors come to beowulf’s aid. The name beowulf is a kenning of the anglo-saxon words for bear a kenning is a phrase that is substituted for the usual name of a person or thing it is typically comprised of two terms, with the first word added to the second in a way that conveys a meaning neither word has alone. Beowulf discussion questions as we read, please keep track of the following pieces of information then, answer the questions using complete sentences be sure to provide page numbers for support prologue and beowulf’s arrival (lines 1-701): 1 who is hrothgar describe his ancestors and how he came to be king. Student answers to beowulf questions #2pdf beowulf etymologydoc hrothgar, hygeliac, beowulf, what's in a name 30 minutes language and complexity now i have students look at the small section in the introduction to the seamus heaney translation of beowulf called a note on names first i go over the tougher names, leading students in a.
Discussion questions: beowulf discussion questions: the battle with grendel ticket out 15 minutes reflection reflection i explain to students that we will view the battle with grendel clip so that they can get a visual representation of the battle, but i remind them that in film interpretations of literature, screenwriters may take. Beowulf questions and answers - discover the enotescom community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on beowulf. Beowulf worksheets worksheets and activities for teaching beowulf to english language learners (kids, teenagers or adults) here you can find printable worksheets for many levels: beginners, elementary, intermediate or advanced.
Please write your answers in complete sentences lines 662-1795 1why does beowulf wait, allowing grendel to kill one of the geats, before he attacks grendel. This is pretty tough, at least by my standards good luck this quiz is on the seamus heaney translation. A well-written set of study guide questions can help students focus on the major themes of beowulf, as well as ensuring that they don't miss important plot points.
This study guide and infographic for unknown's beowulf offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text explore course hero's library of literature materials, including documents and q&a pairs. A beowulf had saved hrothgar's daughter from a dragon b hrothgar had done a favor for beowulf's father hrothgar was beowulf's uncle c a scop had written a poem about beowulf that made him famous. This webpage is for dr wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical china, classical rome, classical greece, the bible as literature, medieval literature, renaissance literature, and genre studies.
You've been inactive for a while, logging you out in a few seconds. Beowulf prezentation setting the setting in beowulf is scary dark and unsafe why does herot remain empty for twelve years herot was empty for tweleve years because he was afraid of grendel so he was afraid to got at night and do what he whishes. Beowulf study guide complete all questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper there are no wolves in beowulf part i: epic notes 1 list the three parts of the epic cycle.
Note: there are no answers posted for these questions you can find the answers to some questions by a careful reading of the poem, while you could easily write a book on others and still not reach any certain conclusions. Beowulf: some resources for study twenty-one questions a beowulf bookshelf beowulf on the web roy m liuzza department of english university of tennessee, knoxville 301 mcclung tower knoxville, tn 37996-0430 email [email protected] updated january 2016. Take the quiz: beowulf when i saw there was no quiz on beowulf, i pulled the book out of the library and wrote a quiz i hope you enjoy. 1 what, according to beowulf, is better than mourning a death a celebrating a birth b avenging a death c drinking one’s sorrows away d making peace with one’s enemies 2 beowulf fights grendel's mother a in herot b in an underwater battle hall c at the dragon's tower d at the bottom of the ocean 3.