Beowulf analysis part 2(partial ch. 6)Presentation Transcript
Beowulf Analysis part 2
Chapter 1: The Wrath of Grendel Characters: Grendel, King Hrothgar When night falls, Grendel goes into the Herot, through the halls, and kills the sleeping warriors. The King is worried about losing more men, so the herot is closed off for 12 Winters.
Chapter 2: The Coming of Beowulf Characters: Beowulf and his men, King Hrothgar, The Coast Watcher Beowulf arrives from afar and tells the coast watcher to notify his king that they have come to slay Grendel. When Beowulf tells the king that he has come to slay Grendel, the king is joyful with relief.
Chapter 3: The Battle With Grendel Characters: Grendel, Beowulf, King Hrothgar, and the kings soldiers. Grendel goes into the Herot, looking for a meal, but instead finds a sleeping soldier (Beowulf). Beowulf awakes and rips of Grendels arm. Grendel runs away to his lair in terror and fear.
Chapter 4: The Monster’s Lair Characters: Beowulf and King Hrothgar. The Lair is described as, “ A Soulless, deep, dark, never ending hole,” The king tells Beowulf that anyone who has ventured down to the lake has never returned.
Chapter 5: The Battle with Grendel’s Mother Beowulf, Grendeland his mother. Beowulf dives into the lake, on the way to the bottom he sees many creatures. Once he reaches the lair of Grendel and his mother. The mother comes out and starts slashing away at Beowulf. After a long grueling fight he grabs a sword(made by the Giants) off the wall and cuts off her head with it.
Chapter 6: The Last Battle Beowulf and his companions, the dragon. King Hrothgar tells Beowulf about a Dragon the has reign terror over the land for ages and asks for him to slay it. Once Beowulf gets to the entrance to the dungeon, he screams wildyin excitement and it awakes the dragon. They run into the dungeon and the battle co menses between the dragon and beowulf.