Grendel fear the new and great Hrothgar by the skill of poetry and speech.17. What are 3 similarities between Grendel and Beowulf? Both are strong, believe that they're undefeatable and that no one else is like them.18. What are 3 differences between Grendel and Beowulf? Grendel is evil while Beowulf is good. Grendel doesn’t value the Anglo-Saxons values while Beowulf does. Beowulf is the hero while Grendel is the antagonist.19. Does Grendel make noise when he attacks? Does Grendel’s mother? Grendel cries as Beowulf defeats him.
20. What was a scop? How respected were they in Anglo-Saxon society? We learn that the scop's booming voice singing out the story of creation and his harp playing had angered the monster, Grendel, and this anger brought him into the mead hall to wreak havoc. Grendel was determined to silence the scop and make everyone pay for having angered him. These poets had high status within their communities because they affirmed and promoted ideas the Anglo-Saxons found important.21. List 4 things Beowulf tells Hrothgar about in his first speech to the king. He tells him thathis duty was to go to Danes great king. Tells Hrothgar how he drips from enemy’s blood. Also says how he put 5 great giants into chains. Beowulf tells Hrothgar he will beat Beowulf with bare hands.22. Summarize the fight between Beowulf and Grendel. What is Beowulf’s plan? How does Grendel die? Beowulf’s plan is to kill Grendel in surprise. Grendel raised his claw to attack, but Beowulf put him in an armlock stronger than Grendel ever felt before, they