She takes Esher, who is Hrothgar’s best friend. 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. 6. Describe the water of the lake. It was full of monsters and it was bubbly and bloody. 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 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? He sees a giant sword and fights her with it. 10. Why is the answer to #9 appropriate for Beowulf? Because it shows his strength and that she is a lot tougher than she seems to be. 11. What does Grendel's mother use to try to kill Beowulf? A dagger. 12. Why is she unsuccessful in her attempt to kill him?
- Fall '19