Name: Chase Melvin Date: 03/07/19 School: RHS Facilitator: 1.06 Beowulf vs. Grendel’s Mother Directions: Answer the questions below about the conflict between Beowulf and Grendel’s Mother. Use specific details from the passages to help support your answers. 1. Why weren't the warriors as frightened by Grendel's mother as by Grendel? They were not as frightened by Grendel's mother because they did not think that she could have as much strength as Grendel because she is a woman. 2. What does this lesser fear of her reveal about the Anglo-Saxons? It reveals how old fashioned in views that they were. They had what we today would be considered to be sexist views. 3. According to Beowulf, what is "the noblest of goals"? Fame; he thinks that it is noble to be remembered after death."Each of us will come to the end of this life on earth; he who can earn it should fight for the glory of his name; fame after death is thenoblest of goals.
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