As we read, please keep track of the following pieces of information.
answer the questions using complete sentences.
Prologue and Beowulf’s Arrival (Lines 1-701):
Who is Hrothgar?
Describe his ancestors and how he came to be king.
Who is Grendel?
What is the significance of Grendel being descended
Describe Heorot before Grendel’s attacks.
Describe Heorot after
Why does Grendel attack Heorot?
What do we know that the
Who offers to help the Danes?
How do his people react to his going?
Why does Unferth bring up Beowulf ’s swimming match with Brecca?
Who is Welthow, and what is her role in Heorot?
How would you
describe women’s role in this warrior society? Provide evidence to support