What does Beowulf ask King Hrothgar to do in the event that he (Beowulf) is killed? kill Grendel’s mom 9. Once he realizes his helmet and sword are useless against Grendel's mom, with what does he fight her? giant magic sword
10. Why is the answer to #9 appropriate for Beowulf? because Beowulf couldn’t use his own weapons 11. What does Grendel's mother use to try to kill Beowulf? a dagger 12. Why is she unsuccessful at her attempt to kill him? knife was too small 13. What is unusual about the sword Beowulf sees on the wall? it was huge 14. What does his ability to use this sword prove about Beowulf? he is worthy of a weapon 15. When Beowulf leaves the lake, what does he bring with him? Grendel’s head and the hilt of giants sword 16. What heroic characteristics does Beowulf show in this episode? overwhelming strength and unrelenting courage 17. What did the warriors on shore think when Beowulf did not return by sunset? Explain how both the Danes and the Geats react. The Danes thought he was dead ,and the Geats also did too 18. How do Beowulf and his men return to Hrothgar’s kingdom? with Grendel’s head and the hilt of the sword
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