7.Why does Beowulf put on his armor and his woven chain mail? 8.What does Beowulf ask King Hrothgar to do in the event that he (Beowulf) is killed? 9.Once he realizes his helmet and sword are useless against Grendel's mom, with what does he fight her?
10.Why is the answer to #9 appropriate for Beowulf? 11.What does Grendel's mother use to try to kill Beowulf? 12.Why is she unsuccessful at her attempt to kill him? 13.What is unusual about the sword Beowulf sees on the wall? 14.What does his ability to use this sword prove about Beowulf? 15.When Beowulf leaves the lake, what does he bring with him? 16.What heroic characteristics does Beowulf show in this episode? 17.What did the warriors on shore think when Beowulf did not return by sunset? Explain how both the Danes and the Geats react. 18.How do Beowulf and his men return to Hrothgar’s kingdom?
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