beowulf-2 - Quick Summary -1 Shield Sheafson-> Beow->...

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Quick Summary -1 Shield Sheafson-> Beow-> Halfdane-> Hrothgar (During his ruling Danes prospered and benefited from military success. He built a monument for his success as ruler called Heorot. Grendel (Grendel was a demon that took over Danes) Beowulf (Beowulf is the nephew of the king Hygelac. When he hears of Grendel and the destruction he has caused he decided to help Hrothgar defeat the demon) Quick Summary-2 Watchmen take’s Beowulf and his men from the coast to the hall -> Wulfgar (known for his wisdoms stops Beowulf to ask why he has come to see Hrothgar –> Wulfgar sends a notice of Beowulf’s arrival -> Hrothgar was friends with Beowulf’s father, Ecgtheow -> Unferth, envious of Beowulf, claims that Beowulf will lose to Grendel-> At night, the Danes leave the hall to Beowulf and his men Quick Summary-3 Grendel bursts into Heorot -> he is stunned by the arm strength Beowulf has ->Beowulf rips Grendel's arm completely out of its socket -> Beowulf proudly hangs the arm high on the wall of Heorot as proof of his victory -> Everyone is amazed by Beowulf victory -> Hrothgar adopted Beowulf in his heart as a son -> All the Danes begin to repair the great hall ->Hrothgar gives Beowulf and his men weapons, armor, treasure, and eight of his finest horses in gratitude -> King's scop comes forward to sing the saga of Finn (A song that tells the conflict between the Danes and the Frisians) -> Wealhtheow (Hrothgar's wife) enters and praises her children, Hrethric and Hrothmund -> She presents Beowulf with a gold necklace in hope that he would provide them with protection and guidance -> The warriors sleep in Heorot, unaware that a new danger
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