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 weren’t scared because the warriors didn’t think a woman could fight them. 2. What does this lesser fear of her reveal about the Anglo-Saxons? They believed that men were stronger than women and had complete dominance over women 3. According to Beowulf, what is "the noblest of goals"? 4. Who does Grendel's mom take with her when she escapes? 5. How do we learn for certain what happened to the warrior she took? 6. Describe the water of the lake. 7. Why does Beowulf put on his armor and his woven chain mail? 8.
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