Grendel's Attack

In this lesson, we will look at how the poet presents the monster Grendel in the Epic poem Beowulf.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.Which of these is NOT a quality of an Epic hero?

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Q2.Why does Beowulf leave the Geats to travel to Hrothgar's hall?

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Q3.What does Beowulf tell Hrothgar about himself?

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Q4.What deeds has Beowulf already done to create a heroic reputation?

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Q5.How does Beowulf wound Grendel?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is NOT a quality of an Epic hero?

1/5

Q2.Why does Beowulf leave the Geats to travel to Hrothgar's hall?

2/5

Q3.What does Beowulf tell Hrothgar about himself?

3/5

Q4.What deeds has Beowulf already done to create a heroic reputation?

4/5

Q5.How does Beowulf wound Grendel?

5/5

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Quiz:

Grendel's Attack

Use this quiz to test your knowledge of Grendel the monster in the Epic poem Beowulf.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is NOT a quality of a villain in an Epic?

1/5

Q2.Why is Grendel such a mysterious monster?

2/5

Q3.How would you describe Grendel's mood in the poem?

3/5

Q4.What would Grendel have for dinner?

4/5

Q5.Which of these phrases is NOT used to describe Grendel in the poem?

5/5

Quiz:

Grendel's Attack

Use this quiz to test your knowledge of Grendel the monster in the Epic poem Beowulf.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is NOT a quality of a villain in an Epic?

1/5

Q2.Why is Grendel such a mysterious monster?

2/5

Q3.How would you describe Grendel's mood in the poem?

3/5

Q4.What would Grendel have for dinner?

4/5

Q5.Which of these phrases is NOT used to describe Grendel in the poem?

5/5

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