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Making Monsters

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Making Monsters

  1. 1. Making Monsters
  2. 2. <ul><li>Beowulf spoke: </li></ul><ul><li>… all knew of my awesome strength. </li></ul><ul><li>They had seen me boltered in the blood of enemies </li></ul><ul><li>When I battled and bound five beasts, </li></ul><ul><li>Raided a trolls-nest and in the night-sea </li></ul><ul><li>Slaughtered sea-brutes. I have suffered extremes. </li></ul><ul><li>Now I mean to be a match for Grendel, </li></ul><ul><li>Settle the outcome in a single combat… </li></ul><ul><li>I have heard moreover that the monster scorns </li></ul><ul><li>In his reckless way to use weapons. I hereby renounce </li></ul><ul><li>Sword and the shelter of the shield, </li></ul><ul><li>The heavy war-board: hand-to-hand </li></ul><ul><li>is how it will be, a life and death </li></ul><ul><li>fight with the fiend. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Beowulf spoke: </li></ul><ul><li>… all knew of my awesome strength. </li></ul><ul><li>They had seen me boltered in the blood of enemies </li></ul><ul><li>When I battled and bound five beast s , </li></ul><ul><li>Raided a troll s -n es t and in the night- sea </li></ul><ul><li>Slau ghtered sea -brutes. I have su ffered extrem es . </li></ul><ul><li>Now I m ean to be a m atch for Grendel, </li></ul><ul><li>Settle the out c ome in a single c ombat… </li></ul><ul><li>I have heard m oreover that the m onster scorns </li></ul><ul><li>In his reckless w ay to use w eapons. I hereby renounce </li></ul><ul><li>S word and the sh elter of the shi eld, </li></ul><ul><li>The h eavy war-board: h and-to- h and </li></ul><ul><li>is h ow it will be, a life and death </li></ul><ul><li>fi ght with the fi end. </li></ul>
  4. 10. Now we’re going to make our own…

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