test review.pdf - Part One \u2013 matching quotations matching to who said it there\u2019s 5 Wealhtheow \u201cBe ever blessed while you live a noble lord I

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Part One matching quotations, matching to who said it, there’s 5. Wealhtheow - “Be ever blessed while you live, a noble lord. I promise to give liberally to you from our treasure-hoard. O happy man, I ask of you that you always act kindly toward my sons!” “Be acclaimed for strength, for kindly guidance to these two boys, and your bounty will be sure.” Sigemund Song of Sigemund Hengest - appear in the fragment of “The Fight at Finnsburg.” Wiglaf - "As God is my witness, I would rather my body were robed in the same burning blaze as my gold-giver's body than go back home bearing arms. That is unthinkable, unless we have first slain the foe and defended the life of the prince of the Weather-Geats. I well know the things he has done for us deserve better. Should he alone be left exposed to fall in battle? We must bond together, shield and helmet, mail-shirt and sword." Beowulf - "I had a fixed purpose when I put to sea. As I sat in the boat with my band of men, I meant to perform to the uttermost what your people wanted or perish in the attempt, in the fiend's clutches. And I shall fulfill that purpose, prove myself with a proud deed or meet my death here in the mead-hall." "I have wrested the hilt from the enemies' hand, avenged the evil done to the Danes; it is what was due." *Part Two quote characters description Wealhtheow - Hrothgar’s wife, the gracious queen of the Danes. Sigemund - A figure from Norse mythology, famous for slaying a dragon. Sigemund’s story is told in praise of Beowulf and fores hadows Beowulf’s encounter with the dragon. Wiglaf - A young kinsman and retainer of Beowulf who helps him in the fight against the dragon while all of the other warriors run away. Wiglaf adheres to the heroic code better than Beowulf’s other retainers, thereby proving himself a suitable successor to Beowulf. Beowulf - The protagonist of the epic, Beowulf is a Geatish hero who fights the monster Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and a fire - breathing dragon. Beowulf’s boasts and encounters reveal him to be the strongest, ablest warrior around. In his youth, he personifies all of the best values of the heroic culture. In his old age, he proves a wise and effective ruler.
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