1.09 essay.docx - Beowulf is an epic poem that takes place in 6th century Denmark and Sweden The story starts in the mead hall named Herot Herot is the

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Beowulf is an epic poem that takes place in 6th century Denmark and Sweden. The story starts in the mead hall named Herot. Herot is the main setting of this story. It starts by telling of how for the past twelve years a terrible monster named grendel terrorized the mead hall. A mead hall is described as a place for the king and his men to be able to be happy and drink and sleep. Grendel originally attacked in the beginning because the soldiers were singing songs about creation. Each night Grendel attacked he would kill as many men as possible, and as stories always
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  • Spring '17
  • Huggins
  • English, Grendel, main setting of this story

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