Grendel Attacks!

Today we continued to dig more deeply into Beowulf. We examined lines 144-300 and finally met out title character, but we still haven’t heard his name.

Click here to listen to lines 144-193

In this portion, we learn about the toll Grendel has taken over the last 12 winters.

Click here to listen to lines 193-300

Here we meet our hero, Beowulf as he arrives on the Danish shores. Imagine what this must have looked like for the watchman. Why does he suddenly become trusting of Beowulf and his crew of 14 men.

There is no homework, but you do have Mockingbird Monday coming up.  By 3/6, you should be done with Chapter 16. We also have our vocabulary test on Tuesday.

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