Name: Date: School: 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 thought she would be weaker since she was a woman 2. What does this lesser fear of her reveal about the Anglo-Saxons? That they might think lesser of women 3. According to Beowulf, what is "the noblest of goals"? Fame is the noblest of goals 4. Who does Grendel's mom take with her when she escapes? Esher, Hr othgars trusted lieutenant 5. How do we learn for certain what happened to the warrior she took? They saw his bloody head 6. Describe the water of the lake. The water was bubbling and bloody 7. Why does Beowulf put on his armor and his woven chain mail? To protect him from other monsters clawing at him 8. What does Beowulf ask King Hrothgar to do in the event that he (Beowulf) is killed?
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