Flashcards in Beowulf Deck (14):
where did the story Beowulf take place?
when was the realm of King Hrothgar threatened?
what was hrothgars realm threatened from?
by the tormented demon Grendel.
when does Grendel attack?
during their celebrations
who does the reward that this Danish King is giving out to anyone who defeated the monster attract?
to Herot the brave Geat warrior Beowulf
what does Beowulf seek?
what does Beowulf receive as a reward?
an old relic
what does sumptuous mean
splendid and expensive looking
what does despised mean
feel contempt or a deep repugnance for
a prolonged high pitched cry of pain grow or anger
ugly or disgusting to look at
an elaborate and formal evening mean for many people often followed by speeches
a sheath for a blade of a sword or dagger, typically made out of leather or metal