4. Who does Grendel's mom take with her when she escapes? Grendel's mom took back Grendels claw. It reads "Then all Herot burst into shouts: She had carried off Grendel's claw. Sorrow had returned to Denmark." 5. How do we learn for certain what happened to the warrior she took? They go to find her and they see his head hanging from a cliff. "And the Danes shivered. Miserable, mighty men tormented by grief, seeing, there on that cliff above the water, Esher's bloody Head. They looked down at the lake, felt how its heat rose up, watched the waves' blood- stained swirling. 6. Describe the water of the lake. The water was bloody and bubbling. It was also full of serpents and sea monsters. 7. Why does Beowulf put on his armor and his woven chain mail? He puts on armor and chain mail to protect himself from the monsters and it's actually very
influential in his battle. 8. What does Beowulf ask King Hrothgar to do in the event that he (Beowulf) is killed? He ask Hrothgar to protect his men, send the gifts and other rewards to the king and kinsman Higlac, and says to give Unferth his old sword. 9. Once he realizes his helmet and sword are useless against Grendel's mom, with what does he fight her?
- Fall '16
- Sheila McKibbon