A lively, in-depth discussion of BEOWULF. Students are taken on an exciting journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.
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A STEP BEYOND
acts Aeneid Anglo-Saxon society arrived in Denmark banquet battle between Beowulf battle with Grendel's Beowulf and Grendel Beowulf s death Christian comrades courage court Danes Danish king Danish soldier Danish warriors defeat Grendel describes Beowulf Edgetho enemies English epic epic poetry Esher evil fame father feud fight the dragon Finn Finnsburg Episode Frisian Geat king Geat warriors Geatland God's Gren Grendel and Grendel's Grendel's mother Halga hall Hathcyn Hathobards Healfdane Hengest Herat Herbald Herdred Hermod hero Herot Higlac Hildeburh historical digressions Hnaf Hrethel Hroth Hrothgar's speech Hrothulf Ingeld king and warrior lake litote lives magic sword main narrative match with Brecca night NOTE Offa Onela Ongentho pagan person poef poet describes poet tells pride realizes retelling revenge rewards Scyld sea monsters sermon to Beowulf Shild story strength theme throne throughout the poem treasure-hoard treasures tribe Unferth VERSE Welthow Wiglaf wulf Wulfgar young warrior