Beowulf her attack was quick and very unexpected as

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Beowulf. Her attack was quick and very unexpected, as the people of Heorot had just finished celebrating the killing of Grendel. Most didn’t even know she existed. “Her onslaught was less only by as much as an amazon
warrior's strength is less than an armed man's when the hefted sword, its hammered edge and gleaming blade slathered in blood, razes the sturdy boar-ridge off a helmet.” (1282-1287) 2. What does she take with her when she leaves the mead hall?
3. Who was Aeschere? What happened to him?
4. What does Hrothgar ask Beowulf to do?
5. How does Beowulf respond to Hrothgar’s lament?
6. Describe the haunted mere where Grendel’s mother lives.
7. What does Unferth give to Beowulf? Why?

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