Once he realizes his helmet and sword are useless against Grendel's mom, with what does he fight her? a giant sword 10. Why is the answer to #9 appropriate for Beowulf? sword was too small
11. What does Grendel's mother use to try to kill Beowulf? dagger 12. Why is she unsuccessful at her attempt to kill him? chain mail deflects dagger 13. What is unusual about the sword Beowulf sees on the wall? oversized 14. What does his ability to use this sword prove about Beowulf? proved his strength 15. When Beowulf leaves the lake, what does he bring with him? grendels head and the hilt of the sword 16. What heroic characteristics does Beowulf show in this episode? strength, bravery 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 believe he is dead and the leave but the Geats stay even though they believe he is probably dead too. 18. How do Beowulf and his men return to Hrothgar’s kingdom? they return with the head and hilt and salute king hrothgar and present the items to him and the queen
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