Unit_6_Text_Questions - Review Questions 1 Other than its...

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Review Questions 1. Other than its historical references, what are at least two other reasons that the discovery of the Beowulf manuscript is important? a. The other two reasons the discovery of the Beowulf manuscript is important is that it is the earliest English dragon-slayer tale on record. Lastly , it also is sometimes considered the first English epic. 2. What was the name of the landmark essay that Tolkien wrote that changed the way the world viewed Beowulf? a. T he name of the landmark essay that Tolkien wrote that changed the way the world viewed the Beowulf manuscript was titled: “Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics” 3. Which three monsters did Beowulf defeat? a. The three monsters Beowulf defeated include Grendel, Grendel’s Mothers, and the Dragon. 4. Which element of the story of Beowulf is most clearly seen in The Hobbit? a. The element from the story of Beowulf that is most clearly seen in The Hobbit is the value that monsters have.

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