10.What does Beowulf do with Grendel’s arm? Why is this significant?
12.What do the people say about Beowulf?
13.What happens after Beowulf slays Grendel?
Grendel’s Mother (Textbook, pp. 419-421)1.Grendel’s mother is bent on getting what?
2.What is a vane? With what idea is a vane associated? (HINT: Look at the footnote.)
3.Even though she is a monster, why is it that Grendel’s mother isn’t as strong as the thanes?
4.What did Grendel’s mother take from Herot? Name BOTH
5.Hrothgar gives a detailed description of where Grendel’s mother lives, list 3 examples of IMAGERYused to describe this home.
6.What does Hrothgar promise Beowulf if he kills Grendel’s mother? Be specific.
1)How long does Beowulf sink through the lake? What does this tell you about Beowulf?
2)How long has Grendel’s mother ruled the waters of the lake?
3)When Grendel’s mother grabs Beowulf what does she try to do? When she fails where does she take him?
4)What happens when Beowulf uses Hrunting against Grendel’s mother?
5)What does Grendel mother do to Beowulf? What stops her from killing Beowulf?